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Gurney's® Whopper Strawberry Plant

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Gurney's® Whopper Strawberry Plant

A customer favorite

  • Exceptionally large, juicy, red berries
  • Extremely hardy, disease-resistant plants
  • Produces prolific crops
  • Plants multiply rapidly year after year
  • June-bearing variety
  • One of our most popular berries

These hardy, prolific plants produce dozens of sweet, delicious berries as big as peaches.

When the first plants of this variety were introduced to European gardeners several years ago, most everyone was skeptical. Giant-sized fruits of many kinds had been offered before. While they often grew like weeds, most often the fruits they produced had about as much taste as a piece of cardboard. And, even if there was some value to the fruit, all too often the plants put on a single show and then died away quickly, never to return.

But the venturesome European gardeners who decided to try Whopper Strawberries quickly lost all skepticism. Not only did the plants grow with special vigor, but the giant berries they produced—four times the size of normal strawberries—were exceptionally sweet, juicy and delicious.

Even after some of the especially harsh winters Europe experienced, the original plants kept multiplying and proved to be extremely hardy, producing an ever-increasing crop of delicious fruit year after year.

Gurney's experts followed the development of these amazing plants. As soon as reports of great success in home gardens throughout Europe began coming in, we arranged to obtain a quantity of select growing stock. Now, this growing stock has produced a sufficient quantity of plants, so we can offer these amazing Whopper Strawberries to selected American gardeners.

Easy to Grow

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 drive way. 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.

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Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

2022 Fall Shipping Schedule
ZONE All Other Fruits
1A-4B 9/12/22 - 10/28/22
5A & 5B 9/12/22 - 10/28/22
6A & 6B 9/26/22 - 10/28/22
7A & 7B 9/26/22 - 10/28/22
8A & 8B 9/26/22 - 10/28/22
9A-10B 9/26/22 - 10/28/22
Last Order Date All Grow Zones: Oct 24, 2022

Additional Shipping Notes:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area to yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule, shifting earlier or later, depending.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant for optimum stress protection.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via the U.S. Postal Service or FedEx. Large orders or large items may be shipped to you in multiple packages.

Sorry, we cannot ship products to Hawaii, Alaska, APO/FPO or outside the contiguous United States. Please provide a street address as some products are unable to be delivered to Post Office boxes.

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Product Details

Product Details

  • Botanical Name: Fragaria ananassa 'Cabot' PP16971
  • Height: 8 - 10
  • Spacing: 12 - 24 inches
  • Depth:Set with crowns at the soil level.
  • Spread:8 - 12 inches
  • Light Required:Full Sun
  • Pollinator:Self pollinating.
  • Yield: Approximately 1 - 3 pints.
  • Color: White
  • Size: 4-Pack
  • Fruit: First berries can be slightly irregular in shape, but beautiful large strawberries follow. Huge, sweet, juicy fruit, some fan-shaped-wide. Fruit as big as peaches. Junebearing.
  • Zone: 5-10
  • Form: Fruit, Strawberry, Junebearing Strawberry
  • Soil Requirements: Acidic Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
  • Growth Rate: Medium growth rate.
  • Foliage: Green foliage.

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