Royal Sovereign, Strawberry

Bred by Thomas Laxton of Tinwell nr Stamford in the 1890’s, this is one of the oldest fruit varieties still cultivated. This variety has always had a reputation for fruit qualityand was the most widely grown variety from 1920 until 1960. Its reputation has survived amongst knowledgeable gardeners and it maintains a a substantial and enthusiastic following.

An early season variety with large, good tasting berries.

This was the variety served to Queen Elizabeth II at her coronation banquet.

Certified Stock

Fresh standard plants £180 per thousand
Cold stored A grade plants £186.50 per thousand

Ordering Information

Season

Early

Rating

Becoming outclassed

Planting Distance

Intra-row spacing - 40cm / 16ins, Row Width - 90cm / 36ins, Plants per Acre - 10900, Plants per hectare - 27800

Plant type

Fresh - Standard Grade - Yes
Cold Stored - A Grade - Yes

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