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Jewel Strawberry

Jewel Strawberry

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Relish the Jewel Strawberry, a June-bearing cultivar hailed from New York State and cherished for its large, deep-red berries with exceptional flavor. Developed by Cornell AgriTech in 1985, this variety has been a staple in gardens due to its adaptability, high productivity, and deliciously sweet berries. Whether for fresh consumption or culinary creations, Jewel strawberries stand out as one of the best-tasting varieties, earning their spot in every gardener's heart.

Bundle of 25 bare-root plants

Quick Facts:

  • Origin: Bred by Cornell AgriTech, emphasizing quality and resilience.
  • USDA Hardiness Zones: 4-8.
  • Mature Size: Up to 12 inches in height and spread.
  • Fruit Characteristics:  Large wedge-shaped berries known for their luscious flavor and glossy appearance.
  • Fruiting Season: Late midseason, typically around mid-June to early July, offering a bountiful harvest over 2 to 3 weeks.
  • Yield: Flavor and yield are very good.

    Planting Instructions:

        • Choose a well-draining location with at least 6-8 hours of direct sunlight.
        • Prepare the soil by incorporating compost or organic matter to improve its fertility. Take a soil test to see what nutrients you may need to balance the soil. 
        • Plant the plants at a depth where the crown is just above the soil surface.
        • A 12 in by 12 in spacing is recommended, but you can space further apart.
        • Water well after planting and maintain consistent moisture throughout the growth period.
        • Full planting instructions will be included in your order as well.

    Landscape Uses: Ideal for garden beds, borders, and container gardening. Its compact growth and attractive foliage also make it suitable as a ground cover or for ornamental use in edible landscapes.

    Special Attributes:

    Jewel strawberries' robust nature and disease resistance make them a prolific choice for growers. Their sweetness and size render them perfect for a variety of uses—from fresh eating to jams, pies, and freezing. An extremely vigorous variety, Jewel is celebrated for its heirloom quality and recommended for beginners due to its straightforward care and consistent performance.

    For more information on planting and care, please refer to the detailed growing guide provided with your plant order.

    Non-GMO Commitment: At Growing Farmers and The Farm on Central, all our plants are guaranteed non-GMO and not genetically modified in any way, upholding natural breeding methods and promoting sustainable gardening and farming practices.

    Growing method: Conventionally grown

    Plant is shipped as a bundle of barefoot plants as shown in the picture.

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