Fragaria Virginiana (Wild Strawberry)
Fragaria Virginiana (Wild Strawberry)
Fragaria Virginiana (Wild Strawberry)
Fragaria Virginiana (Wild Strawberry)

Fragaria Virginiana (Wild Strawberry)

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Fragaria Virginiana (Wild Strawberry)
  • 1gal
  • Straight Species Native

Height:  6 inches

Spread:  18 inches

Sunlight:  full sun  partial shade 

Hardiness Zone:  3a

Other Names:  Virginia Edible Wild Strawberry


This species is the original parent to most of all cultivated strawberries; pretty white flowers bloom in open clusters in spring and summer and are followed by small edible berries that are high in flavor; great for naturalizing or in containers

Edible Qualities

Common Wild Strawberry is a perennial that is commonly grown for its edible qualities. It produces small cherry red oval berries which are usually ready for picking from late spring to late summer. This variety is considered an everbearing type of strawberry, which means that it will repeatedly produce fruit across most of the season. The berries have a tart taste and a firm texture.

The berries are most often used in the following ways:

  • Baking
  • Preserves

Features & Attributes

Common Wild Strawberry features dainty white cup-shaped flowers with yellow eyes along the stems from late spring to early summer. Its attractive tomentose round compound leaves remain green in color throughout the season. It features an abundance of magnificent cherry red berries from late spring to late summer.

This is an open herbaceous perennial with a spreading, ground-hugging habit of growth. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other garden plants with less refined foliage. This is a high maintenance plant that will require regular care and upkeep, and should not require much pruning, except when necessary, such as to remove dieback. It is a good choice for attracting birds and bees to your yard, but is not particularly attractive to deer who tend to leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

  • Spreading

Aside from its primary use as an edible, Common Wild Strawberry is sutiable for the following landscape applications;

  • Border Edging
  • General Garden Use
  • Groundcover
  • Naturalizing And Woodland Gardens
  • Container Planting



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