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Mara Des Bois Everbearing Strawberry

Mara Des Bois Everbearing Strawberry

Regular price $27.95 USD
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Savor the exquisite taste of Mara Des Bois Strawberries, a French culinary treasure developed by breeder Jacques Marionnet in 1991. This everbearing variety captivates with its aromatic, medium-sized berries that blend the wild strawberry's intense flavor with the size and yield of cultivated types. Its unique profile and adaptability have made it a beloved choice among gardeners and chefs alike.

Bundle of 25 bare-root plants

Quick Facts:

  • Origin: Developed in France
  • USDA Hardiness Zones: 4-7.
  • Mature Size: Up to 18 inches in height and spread.
  • Fruit Characteristics:  Produces small to medium, heart-shaped berries known for their exceptional aroma and taste.
  • Fruiting Season: Everbearer, prolific producer from summer into fall

    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.

    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: Celebrated for its unparalleled flavor that harks back to wild strawberries, Mara Des Bois is the choice for anyone seeking the quintessential strawberry taste. Its berries' freezing quality is excellent, preserving their aromatic sweetness well beyond the season.

    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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    Customer Reviews

    Based on 4 reviews
    josh hillhouse
    Happily growing so far!

    Awesome stock and their happily growing so far!

    Hi there Josh,
    Thank you for your review! We're thrilled to hear that your Mara Des Bois strawberries are happily growing so far. Our team takes pride in providing high-quality stock for our customers, and we're glad to see it's paying off. Keep us updated on your progress and happy gardening!

    Josh Wisner

    Came with lots of roots and took off pretty quick. Very pleased

    Hi there, Josh! Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review. We're thrilled to hear that you had a positive experience with our Mara Des Bois Everbearing Strawberry. We take great care in ensuring that our plants are of excellent quality and we're happy to hear that it paid off. Happy gardening!

    Judy D.
    Great Company……

    Although my plants arrived late and sat in the mailbox for 24 hours, due to the fact that they were packed, so beautifully, survived! Transplanted each, and every one of them into pots on their own, and they have come back looking very good! The company did great the United States, Postal Service… Not so much.

    Shannon Seaborn-Dobbs
    Started Growing Immediately

    Really happy with the quality of these strawberry plants. It's still too early to harvest, of course, but the bare-root plants were healthy when we received them, and responded well when we put them into the soil. We kept them in a damp paper towel in the refrigerator for a handful of days before planting them due to rain, and they still did well. Thanks, Michael and team!