Fruit - raw, cooked or used in preserves etc
. Small but tasty
. The fruit can also be dried for later use
The dried leaves are a tea substitute
There are no material uses listed for Fragaria ovalis.
There are no medicinal uses listed for Fragaria ovalis.
Seed - sow early spring in a greenhouse. The seed can take 4 weeks or more to germinate. The seedlings are very small and slow-growing at first, but then grow rapidly. Prick them out into individual pots when they are large enough to handle and plant them out during the summer.
Division of runners, preferably done in July/August in order to allow the plants to become established for the following years crop
. They can also be moved in the following spring if required, though should not then be allowed to fruit in their first year. The runners can be planted out direct into their permanent positions.
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Prefers a fertile, well-drained, moisture retentive soil in a sunny position
. Tolerates semi-shade though fruit production will be reduced.
Used in breeding programmes with F. x ananassa in order to convey winter hardiness and for producing ever-bearing and day-neutral varieties
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Associations & Interactions
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Polycultures & Guilds
There are no polycultures listed which include Fragaria ovalis.
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