The Jewel Strawberry (Fragaria ananassa 'Jewel') was developed by scientists at Cornell University to be a great all-around strawberry, and once you feast your eyes on its lovely berries and sink your teeth into its firm flesh, you will agree that they succeeded. Not only does this Jewel produce beautiful and delicious berries, but it will provide you with plenty to snack on throughout the summer.
If you want berries that are large, glossy and brilliant red with a wide and attractive wedge shape, order your Jewel Strawberry right now. These deliciously sweet and juicy berries have excellent, firm flesh and are great eaten fresh, added to a variety of salads (they go great with lemon and candied walnuts), frozen for later or turned into strawberry jam.
Do you often crave a smoothie or a shake in the hot summer sun? You will have plenty of berries all summer long to quench your thirst because this prolific producer doesn't stop until fall. It is considered a Junebearing variety, but this dandy contines to flower from June until fall continuing to produce fruit.
While the berries on your Jewel Strawberry plants are beautiful and the plants self-fertile, those are not the only reason to choose this variety. The blooms are pretty as well with fluffy yellow centers. These sweet flowers will attract pollinators from near and far to your garden.
These lovely strawberry plants make a delightful ground cover in your landscaping--you can't find a better or more delicious ground cover!
The Jewel Strawberry is very easy to grow. Its compact plants will give you a strong crop, starting mid-season. It is disease-resistant and winters well. If you need more, this variety produces enough runners so that you can replace those that are aging or populate a new area in your yard. So plant plenty of this hardy variety so that you will have fruit enough
Find a spot for your Jewel Strawberry that gets full sun. They love well drained loam, and if your soil is not as rich as you would like, you can also add compost, manure, clippings, leaves in the fall before you plant. This variety gives you a lot of options: normal beds, rows, raised beds, containers, and ground cover. Try one, several, or all.
The strawberry, one of America's favorite fruits, and the Jewel Strawberry is one of America's favorite varieties. Plant this one in your garden, as a plant border, or as a ground cover, then get ready to have all the juicy berries that you could ever want. Order yours today!
Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.
Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!
Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.
|Young Plants to 18 Months|
|2"x2"x3"||Ranges from||.18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume|
|4.5" Container||Equal to||.65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume|
|Sprinter Pot||Equal to||.63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume|
|4" Container||Ranges from||.31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume|
|6" Container||Equal to||1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume|
|1 Quart||Equal to||1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume|
|5.5" Container||Equal to||1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x5"||Ranges from||.8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x6"||Ranges from||1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x9"||Ranges from||1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x10"||Ranges from||1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old|
|2 Quart||Equal to||2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume|
|#1 Container||Ranges from||2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume|
|5"x5"x12"||Equal to||3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 2 - 4 Years Old|
|#2 Container||Ranges from||1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume|
|#3 Container||Ranges from||2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 3 - 5 Years Old|
|#5 Container||Ranges from||2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume|
|#7 Container||Ranges from||5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume|
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|Botanical Name||Fragaria ananassa 'Jewel'|
|Mature Height||4 - 10 inches|
|Mature Spread||8 - 12 inches|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun|
|Soil Type||Well Drained|
|When To Prune||Early Spring|