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Learn about several plant varieties and the planting information for each zone.

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Strawberry (9 of 15)

Plant in full sun
Plant in rich organic soil that is well-drained; plant on mounds in rows
Several varieties exist: June-bearing, Everbearing and Day-neutral
Remove parent plants at the end of each season
Height: 6-12 inches
Width: 12-24 inches, trailing
Hardy in USDA zones 3-9:
Zone 3--Plant in spring; plant in full sun; apply extra mulch after first hard frost; avoid contact with salt.
Zone 4--Plant in spring; plant in full sun; apply extra mulch after first hard frost; avoid contact with salt.
Zone 5--Plant in spring; plant in full sun; apply extra mulch after first hard frost; avoid contact with salt.
Zone 6--Plant in spring; plant in full sun; avoid contact with salt.
Zone 7--Plant in early spring; plant in full sun; provide supplemental water during dry spells.
Zone 8--Plant in early spring; plant in full sun; provide supplemental water during dry spells.
Zone 9--Plant in early spring; plant in full sun; provide supplemental water during dry spells.

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