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Strawberry, Sparkle

Strawberry, Sparkle

Fragaria x ananassa

Bundle of 10 plants

Bare root bundle

Sourced from Massachusetts


Medium fruit. Heirloom quality. Recommended for Beginners.


  • Description

    Sparkle is an heirloom strawberry recommended for beginners and excellent for jam and freezing. It has been known for flavorful, high-quality, attractive fruit for over 60 years. An extremely vigorous variety, Sparkle is an excellent choice for home gardeners and pick-your-own operations in northern Vermont. Berries are small-to-medium, so for best fruit size keep the bed from overcrowding. Sparkle is resistant to Red Stele, a disease of the roots that can occur in clay-rich or waterlogged soils. This strawberry bears fruit one year after planting in the mid-to-late season, typically late June.


    Berry Size: Small/Med
    Best in Zones: 3 - 8
    Firmness: Moderate
    Freezing Quality: Excellent
    Resistant to: Red Stele
    Ships as: Bare Root


    Recommend a soil pH level of 6.5-6.8 for strawberry plants. This June Bearing strawberry plant bears fruit 1 year after planting. Easy to grow. 

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