Fragaria vesca (Woodland Strawberry) CN


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Plant Description: Fragaria vesca is a small-fruited, everbearing wild strawberry. It is a compact plant that spreads indefinitely by runners that root as they go. It has tri-foliate, coarsely-toothed green leaves. When in bloom, this plant features numerous small, 5-petaled white flowers with yellow centers. Flowers are followed by edible, bright red strawberries (1/2” long) that may be harvested throughout summer. The leaves and fruit of this plant are usable for edible or medicinal purposes. *CONSULT A PROFESSIONAL FOR MEDICAL USE. NEVER CONSUME PLANTS WITHOUT PROPER ID*

  • Height: 6"
  • Width: 6"
  • Watering Needs: Low moisture 
  • Sun Needs: Sun to shade
  • Soil Needs: Slow to medium draining, tolerates clay and garden soil
  • Bloom Time: May to June
  • Portland Plant List (Backyard Habitat Certification): Yes

Landscape Use and Ecological Function: This native plant occurs throughout the Northern Hemisphere. We recommend planting in food forests, woodland gardens, and meadowscapes. This plant provides ground cover and has the added benefit of attracting pollinators. 

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