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Fragaria × ananassa 'Honeoye' (Junebearing Strawberry)

Junebearing Strawberry 'Honeoye', Strawberry 'Honeoye'


One of the top strawberry varieties for over 20 years, award-winning Fragaria × ananassa 'Honeoye' (Junebearing Strawberry) is an early season heavily-cropping cultivar with good flavor and texture. Five-petaled white flowers adorned with yellow centers appear in early spring and give way to large, firm, bright red berries which ripen around the month of June, hence the name. Tremendously popular, Junebearers produce the largest strawberries, and do so over a period of 2-3 weeks. 'Honeoye' is reportedly susceptible to red stele and verticillium wilt, but has good general disease resistance. May remain evergreen in frost-free areas.

A strawberry patch is ravishing with its small mounds of fresh, green, pleated leaves which hide dangling, ruby-red fruits begging to be picked and enjoyed. This Junebearing Strawberry can be successfully grown in a container too. Excellent for pie, fresh eating and jams.

Strawberry varieties are classified into Early Season, Midseason, and Late Season. By selecting strawberry plant varieties that produce during different parts of the season, you can prolong your harvest and enjoy fresh strawberries for an extended period of time.

  • Recipient of the prestigious Award of Garden Merit of the Royal Horticultural Society.
  • Grows up to 3-6 in. tall (7-15 cm) and 6-12 in. wide (15-30 cm).
  • A full sun lover, this plant is best grown in fertile, moist, well-drained soils. Plant in single or double rows 12-18 in. between plants (30-45cm) and 30 in. between rows (75cm).
  • Strawberries are susceptible to quite a few issues such as foliage diseases, root rots (red stele, black root rot), fruit rots (anthracnose, leather rot), verticillium wilt, gray mold, viruses and scorch. Tarnished plant bug, mites, aphids, leafrollers, slugs, nematodes and strawberry weevils are occasional insect pests.
  • Propagation: Remove and transplant runners.

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Requirements

Hardiness 4 – 9
Heat Zones 1 – 8
Climate Zones 1, 1A, 1B, 2, 2A, 2B, 3, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, A1, A2, A3, H1, H2
Plant Type Fruit
Plant Family Fragaria - Strawberries
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early)
Height 3" – 6" (7cm – 15cm)
Spread 6" – 1' (15cm – 30cm)
Spacing 12" (30cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance High
Soil Type Loam
Soil pH Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained
Characteristics Plant of Merit, Semi-Evergreen, Fruit & Berries
Tolerance Deer
Attracts Birds
Garden Uses Patio and Containers

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While every effort has been made to describe these plants accurately, please keep in mind that height, bloom time, and color may differ in various climates. The description of these plants has been written based on numerous outside resources.


Requirements

Hardiness 4 – 9
Heat Zones 1 – 8
Climate Zones 1, 1A, 1B, 2, 2A, 2B, 3, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, A1, A2, A3, H1, H2
Plant Type Fruit
Plant Family Fragaria - Strawberries
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early)
Height 3" – 6" (7cm – 15cm)
Spread 6" – 1' (15cm – 30cm)
Spacing 12" (30cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance High
Soil Type Loam
Soil pH Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained
Characteristics Plant of Merit, Semi-Evergreen, Fruit & Berries
Tolerance Deer
Attracts Birds
Garden Uses Patio and Containers

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