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Strawberry (Fragaria)

The strawberry is a perennial herbaceous plant
It is from the rosaceae family

strawberry

ROTATION

The strawberry doesn't enter into crop rotation because it rests in place for several years.

CULTIVATION

The strawberry propogates itself by suckers and can also be planted by clump division.
The seeds are strewn during a descending moon in rows spaced at 25 cm.

NEIGHBOURING PLANTS

It likes spinach and lettuce but avoid planting it near to cabbage.

DISEASES AND PARASITES

Mildew, chlorosis and grey rot. It is attacked by the click beetle, mole cricket, slugs, aphids and grubs.

ADVICE

Renew the strawberry plants every 3 years.
See my page on Strawberries