Chandler strawberry plant runners are very popular with commercial growers because of their high yield, brilliant fruit colour, and excellent flavour is sweet and juicy. Fruit size is medium to large and bright red fruits which crop heavily. A popular choice
Position: Full sun
Soil: A good, fertile soil
Rate of Growth: Average growing
Flowering Period: N/A
Other Features: Performs well on a wide range of soils and Growing conditions. Should be harvested from early to late
Hardiness: Frost hardy
Garden Care: Prepare the ground well before planting. Clear all the weeds and apply a generous amount of well-rotted manure. When the strawberries are starting to form, put a thick layer of straw or use strawberry mats under the plants to stop the fruit touching the soil. Sheets of black plastic mulch can also be used, and it will help retain soil moisture, reduce weeds and encourage early cropping. These Runners are sent out bare root and should be planted on arrival. Cropping times may be brought forward or extended if you are growing them in a greenhouse or cloche tunnel. Plants should be spaced 30-40cm (12-16in) apart with a 75-90cm (30-36in) gap between rows.
Note: These strawberry plants are supplied as root runners Fresh plant runners are usually available September to December.