Easily planted as pot-grown, bought in plants or ‘runners’ (ie. The baby plants which appear as spurs off other adult plants), strawberries like a fertile, free-draining soil, preferably in good sun . White or pink flowered varieties are available. Water well to establish, but avoid watering overhead when fruit has set.
Sow seed: Early to mid spring, thinly in pots, then transplant
or Plant: Runners in late summer, potted plants in early spring
Varieties: Hapil, Cambridge Favourite, Aromel