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Florence, Strawberry

EU 7386
Exceptional yield, superb disease resistance and large attractive berries have made this one of the most widely grown varieties in Europe with over 15 million plants sold annually.

The berries are sweet with a particularly good flavour but darken if allowed to become over-ripe. Florence is resistant to Crown Rot and most leaf diseases including Powdery Mildew and has good tolerance to Vine Weevil and Verticillium Wilt. Florence is a late season selection with a prolonged picking season and a 50% pick date 12 days later than Elsanta.

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Fresh standard plants: £288 per thousand
Cold stored A- grade plants: £266 per thousand
Cold stored A grade plants: £288 per thousand
Cold stored A+ grade plants: £435 per thousand

Additional charges may apply, please see the Cold Store Charges tab for more information.

Ordering Information
How To Grow – Plant from autumn through to late spring in a sunny but sheltered spot with well manured free draining soil. Strawberry runners should be planted every 45cm (18”) in rows spaced at 75cm (30”) apart. At the time of despatch, plants will be semi dormant and may have very little foliage; this is completely normal. Please plant as soon as possible upon arrival, this will revitalise the plants and new growth will start to appear. When planting, spread out the roots and place them in the soil at a level where the crown of the plant is just above the surface. Alternatively, they can be grown in growbags (10 plants per bag), or in hanging baskets or containers.

More Information – Fresh dug strawberry plants are available from late October to December. Coldstored strawberry plants are available from January to late June. The prices listed are for quantities per thousand, if you wish to place a smaller order please get in contact with a member of the team.

Delivery – Please let us know when you are ready – we will not send plants without prior notice from you. Orders are despatched by parcel courier or pallet network depending on the size, weight and dimensions. Unfortunately, at this moment in time we are only able to deliver plants to UK based addresses, however if you would like to discuss the option of an export, please send an email to liam@rwwalpole.co.uk.

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