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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Fragaria are stoloniferous perennials with leaves composed of three leaflets, and rounded white or pink flowers followed by edible red fruits
'Symphony' has bright firm berries with a good flavour. A vigorous cultivar, it has good runner production and produces fruit in mid to late season.
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
MoistureMoist but well-drained
Time to ultimate height
Grow in fertile, moist but well-drained soil in full sun. Plant in single or double rows 30-45cm between plants and 75cm between rows. Plant through black polythene or apply straw to keep strawberries clean. Can be successfully grown in a container, including growbags. See also strawberry cultivation
Remove and transplant runners
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Patio & Container Plants
Pruning Remove excess runners
Pests Can get aphids, slugs, glasshouse red spider mite and vine weevil
May be affected by strawberry viruses and root rot. Fruit prone to grey mould. Good resistance to red core; but susceptible to mildew
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