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Fragaria chiloensis

Fragaria chiloensis

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

30cm

Max

50cm

20cm

Min

30cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Fragaria chiloensis Overview

This species grows wild in coastal North and South America and is one of the parents of modern strawberries. It spreads by runners in dense tufts, the lower leaves forming rosettes. It reaches a height of 30cm and spreads to 50cm. The 5cm long, obovate, trifoliate leaves are deep green and hairy.

Common problems with Fragaria chiloensis

How to propagate Fragaria chiloensis

Seed

Propagate from seed in spring or autumn.

Other uses of Fragaria chiloensis

Ground cover.