Strawberries

Golden Alexandria Strawberry Seed

Golden Alexandria Strawberry Seed

SB771

Fragaria vesca Golden Alexandria packs a mouthful of sweet strawberry flavor into a small package. This alpine variety has a neat, compact, runnerless habit, producing little, bright red fruit from summer until fall. It welcomes spring with golden chartreuse foliage that changes to a light green as the season progresses. Prefers a sunny location with rich, well-drained soil.

   Open Pollinated
  • SB771/S
  • 100 seeds
  • $3.95

  • SB771/P
  • 250 seeds
  • $7.90

  • SB771/B
  • 500 seeds
  • $10.95
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Fragaria vesca: The aromatic smell of fresh strawberries is a welcome sign that summer is truly here. Growing your own is fun and inexpensive, and a great project to do with children.
CULTURE: Sow indoors 2 months before your last frost date. Sow in sterile seedling mix and press into the soil firmly. Cover with paper to exclude light. Keep moist. Germination will occur in 2-3 weeks at an optimum soil temperature of 65-75°F. Up-pot at 3-4 weeks and transplant outside (8-12 inches apart) after the danger of frost has passed, or direct seed outside as soon as the soil warms.
SEED SPECS: Minimum germination standard: 60%. Usual seed life: 2 years. Approximately 300-325 seeds per 1/8 gram, about 2500 seeds per gram.