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Strawberry Plants

We currently have 18 varieties of strawberry plants for sale which are lifted between autumn and spring when the plants are dormant. These are available as freshly dug bare root plants. If you require plants later in the year we are able to cold store plants for a later supply upon request.

Early season strawberry plants

HONEOYE

Honeoye strawberry plants produce a heavy yield of extra sweet, medium sized and firm fruit. It will have its best crop in the second year. It has good disease resistance but is susceptible to Verticillium Wilt.

EROS

Eros was released in 1994, bred at HRI. It has an attractive conical mid-red fruit, which are large in size with a firm skin and flesh. Ideal as a PYO variety. It is resistant to Red Core and has some to Verticillium Wilt. It is moderately susceptible to Powdery Mildew and Wilt.

ROSIE

We are the only propagator of Rosie. Early June-bearer Strawberry. Rosie fruit is regular conical shape with firm skin and good flavour. They have a glossy finish and a darker red than Elsanta. Yields similar to Honeoye but less waste. Rosie is suitable for all types of retail outlets. Plants are susceptible to Powdery Mildew, Wilt and Crown Rot, so a spray programme similar to that used for Elsanta is recommended. Rosie is moderately vigorous with good runner production.

VIBRANT

Vibrant produces nicely shaped, medium to large berries. They offer a high yield for 60 day period and will double crop in some years with good fruit in September. Good resistance to Mildew and Crown Rot. It is susceptible to Verticillium Wilt.

Mid season strawberry plants

RED GAUNTLET

Red Gauntlet produces a high yield of large fruit in June and frequently a second small crop in Autumn. It is classed as a heritage variety and has some resistance to Botrytis.

CAMBRIDGE VIGOUR

Cambridge Vigour is a early season variety that produces a fruit that is extremely tasty in its first year. In the subsequent years it fruits in the mid season with good flavour. It is susceptible to Mildew. This variety is highly recommended for its fruit in the first year specifically.

CAMBRIDGE FAVOURITE

Cambridge Favourite grows a heavy crop while being reliable and tolerant of most situations. The fruit travels well. It is a well loved variety for its easy to grow, good flavour and softer flesh. It has good resistant to Mildew and Botrytis. Cambridge favourite is becoming outclassed.

HAPIL

Hapil strawberries produce a high yield of large, bright glossy fruit. It is a vigorous plants which is susceptible to Verticilium Wilt. It is popular as a PYO variety.

ELSANTA

Elsanta has a high yield, good flavour, medium to large, firm orange-red fruit. It is one of the most popular strawberries which has a good shelf life and less likely to bruise than many varieties. A prime variety for the supermarkets. It is susceptible to Verticilium Wilt and Mildew.

SWEETHEART

Sweetheart provides a heavy yield of attractive berries. The fruit is large, well formed and tasty in flavour. The plant has a dark leave canopy that protects the fruit and the good skin strength.  Reasonable resistance to mildew and Verticillium Wilt.

PEGASUS

Pegasus has a high yield of bright glossy fruit which is less firm than modern varieties. It is resistant to Verticilium Wilt. It is regularly used as a PYO variety.

ELEGANCE

Elegance is a newer main crop variety. It has bright and glossy berries, which are orange/red in colour and uniformly conic. These have a great shelf-life and seldom finger bruise. Some resistance to Verticillium Wilt and Crown Rot. It is susceptible to Mildew.

Late season strawberry plants

SOPHIE

Sophie is usually 2 weeks after Elsanta. Its fruit has conical shape and is dark red in colour. Sophie is moderately firm medium size (25-36 mm). It plants vigorous and has long stems that the fruit is well displayed on. Sophie is susceptible to Powdery Mildew and other common soil borne diseases, so a spray programme similar to Elsanta is needed.

CUPID

Cupid has a high yield of good berries. Cupid has a useful level of resistance to Verticilium Wilt, Crown Rot, Black Spot and Powdery Mildew.

FLORENCE

Florence provides consistently large, conical shape and sweet tasting fruit. It is a full red colour with a matt finish and has a firm skin and flesh. The plants moderately vigorous. The picking season can be prolonged in this variety. It has well displayed fruit for easy picking. It has good resistance to crown rot, powdery mildew and other fungal diseases with tolerance to Verticillium Wilt.

ALICE

Alice’s fruit has an attractive, glossy finish is bright orange/red in colour. Alice is 7 days later than Elsanta, and resistant to Verticillium Wilt and Crown Rot. Alice is less susceptible to Powdery Mildew than Elsanta.

LUCY

Lucy has a very large firm mid-red fruit. Lucy is good in drought and as 60 day plants. Good resistance to Crown Rot, but susceptible to Verticillium Wilt and Mildew.

SYMPHONY

Symphony has very high yields of medium to large fruit, which is good in flavour. The plant has some resistance to Mildew and Red Core if grown outside.

We mainly sell standard bare root strawberry plants but upon request we are happy to grade out different sized plants. The cost of this service is increased compared to our standard rate so you will need to specify this on the quote form if it is needed.

If you would like a price on our strawberry plants then request a quote via our online quote form by clicking here. 

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