Perennial Plant Height : 33cm to 48cm included Origin : Garden crossover of Fragaria Virginiana (Virginia Strawberry) and Fragaria chiloensis (Beach Strawberry) Environment : Light woodland, forest edges, on all soil types as long as moist and well-drained Climate : temperate; humid
Notes : The Garden Strawberry is the most widely cultivated strawberry worldwide, and must not be confused with the common wild strawberry, Fragaria vesca (Woodland Strawberry), easily found in forests all over the Northern Hemisphere. The Strawberry, a member of Rosaceae family, was considered a flower of the Paradise and was commonly used in the arts as a symbol of Christ and the Trinity. The harvest period is mid April through May. Virtually the entire strawberry crop is hand-harvested.