Height: 8 - 10 inches.
Spacing: 12 - 24 inches.
Depth: Set with crowns at the soil level.
Spread: 8 - 12 inches.
Sun/Shade: Full sun.
Pollinator: Self pollinating.
Yield: Approximately 1 - 3 pints.
Foliage: Green foliage.
Fruit: First berries can be slightly irregular in shape, but beautiful large strawberries follow. Huge fruit, some fan shaped-wide.
Flower Form: White
Soil Requirements: Moist, well-drained, slightly acidic, sandy loam soil.
Growth Rate: Medium growth rate.
Size: Fruit as big as peaches.
Comments: Available in Limited Quantity for American Gardeners: Sweet and Delicious Berries as Big as Peaches! Hardy. Multiply Rapidly. Produces Prolific Crops. You'll find Whopper Strawberries easy to grow in nearly any sunny garden. Or you can plant them for their outstanding, decorative beauty in a bed alongside the house or patio, or to edge a walk or driveway. Many gardeners report they make one of the finest ground covers they've ever planted. Whopper Strawberries are extremely hardy and disease-free. They have survived in all kinds of climates and multiply rapidly year after year. Gurney's was the first to introduce the Whopper Strawberries to the U.S. Now gardeners everywhere can enjoy these amazing, sweet and delicious berries. Unable to ship to: AE, AK, GU, HI, PR.
Bake delicious cakes and pies or indulge in ripe and juicy strawberries with your own Gurney's Whopper Junebearing Strawberry crops. These vigorous plants make excellent ground covers to add to your landscape, growing to approximately 8 to 10 inches tall. The disease-resistant berries can grow as large as peaches and have a yield of around 1 to 3 pints per plant. Full of delicious flavor, these strawberry plants produce fruits in June and multiply each year.
Choose spots in the garden where your strawberry plants (Fragaria) will receive full sun. Strawberries prefer moist, slightly acidic, well-drained or sandy loam soil. These berries grow remarkably well in climate hardiness zones 5 to 10. Space your plants 12 to 24 inches apart and at a depth where the crowns will sit at the soil level. Plant your crops in early spring as soon as the ground is soft enough to work with.
Add Gurney's Whopper Junebearing strawberry fruits to your edible garden or plant them in a space all of their own, allowing them to add beauty to your landscape. Resist plucking your plump strawberries until they are fully red and ripe for optimal flavor. Add fresh Gurney's Whopper Junebearing strawberry fruits to jams, preserves and baked goods or enjoy their mouth-watering flavor fresh.
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