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Strawberry "Elsanta"

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 Strawberry 'Elsanta' is a popular and well-regarded cultivar of the garden strawberry (Fragaria × ananassa) that is known for its high yield and delicious flavor. This perennial plant has an upright growth habit and produces a compact clump of glossy, deep green leaves.

The berries of 'Elsanta' are large, conical in shape, and have a bright red color and a sweet, juicy flavor. They are perfect for fresh eating, baking, or making preserves, and are typically produced in early to mid-summer. 'Elsanta' is also known for its excellent disease resistance and tolerance to adverse weather conditions.

When it comes to planting, 'Elsanta' prefers well-drained soil that is rich in organic matter. It thrives in full sun but can tolerate partial shade. Regular watering is important, especially during the growing season when the plant is producing fruit. In addition, it is recommended to add a layer of mulch around the plant to help retain moisture and control weeds.

Overall, Strawberry 'Elsanta' is a highly productive and flavorful cultivar that is popular among gardeners and berry enthusiasts alike. Its large, sweet, and juicy berries, combined with its disease resistance and ease of management, make it an excellent choice for any fruit garden.

Supplied in a 9cm liner pot.