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Mara Des Bois Everbearing Strawberry

Tastiest berries of any everbearing variety

  • Sun Exposure: Full Sun
  • Height/Habit: 12 - 15 inches
  • Zone: 4-7
  • Flowering Date: Set fruit June through September. Everbearing strawberries deliver fruit all summer, with a large initial harvest and a steady crop the rest of the growing season.

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02163-Mara Des Bois Everbearing Strawberry

10 per pack $16.99

Mara Des Bois Everbearing Strawberry

Developed by a breeding program in France, Mara Des Bois is a real breakthrough in everbearing strawberries. Small- to medium-sized fruits are plump and juicy with a high-gloss red color and deliciously rich flavor. Harvest these berries all summer long and into the first part of fall, thanks to its continually fruiting habit. You'll definitely have enough to enjoy fresh, made into jams or frozen for eating later in the year when fresh fruit is in short supply. Pinch off first flowers to allow later flowers to produce fruit. Fragaria 'Mara Des Bois' PP8517
Product Details
  • Season Spring
  • Unit of Measure10
  • Botanical NameFragaria 'Mara Des Bois' PP#8517
  • Ships As10 BAREROOT PLANTS, E. 5/16" CROWN
  • Sun ExposureFull Sun
  • State RestrictionsAE AK GU HI PR
  • Spread12 - 24 inches
  • Spacing12 - 24 inches
  • Hardiness Zone4-7
  • Flowering DateSet fruit June through September. Everbearing strawberries deliver fruit all summer, with a large initial harvest and a steady crop the rest of the growing season.
  • Planting InstructionsSet with crowns just below soil level.
  • Winter CareApply light mulch around the crowns. Remove early in spring before growth starts.
  • Flower Color:white
  • Flower FormWhite blossoms.
  • Foliage TypeDark green, 3-palmate, with serrated edges.
  • Soil RequirementWell-drained, humus enriched soil.
  • PruningPinch or cut off the first flowers that form, allowing the flowers later in the season to produce fruit.
  • Unique CharactersticsNourse Farms: Mara Des Bois strawberry was developed by a French breeding program. This variety produces small to medium fruit, and contains the highest flavor and fragrance of any everbearer. Berries have an attractive red color with a high gloss. Planted in the spring, Mara Des Bois will produce fruit during the summer into the fall. The following spring it also produces a good spring crop. Although considered a specialty variety for home gardeners, it is also good for commercial applications when high taste and berry fragrance is required.
  • Shipped10 BAREROOT PLANTS, E. 5/16" CROWN
  • Height/Habit12 - 15 inches
  • Growth RateFast once established, which takes approximately 3 - 4 weeks.
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2018 Spring Shipping Schedule
Zone Perennials & Potted Plants
1A-4B 4/30/18 - 6/8/18
5A-6B 4/30/18 - 6/22/18
7A & 7B 4/2/18 - 6/22/18
8A & 8B 2/19/18 - 5/25/18
9A - 10B 2/12/18 - 5/25/18
Last Order Date Zones 1-4: June 4th, 2018
Zones 5-7: June 18th, 2018
Zones 8-10: May 21st, 2018

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