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.Ordering Information
An early season variety with large, good tasting berries.
This was the variety served to Queen Elizabeth II at her coronation banquet.
Fresh standard plants £180 per thousand
Cold stored A grade plants £186.50 per thousand