The typical strawberry season in Southern and Central California lasts from January to September. As a rule, the strawberry harvest is at its peak in the middle of April and ends in late June. More »

According to the Farmer's Almanac and Better Homes and Gardens, strawberries of all three varieties should be planted after the first thaw of the spring, as soon as the ground can be worked. Strawberry plants should be p... More »

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To grow strawberries, plant the berries in loose, well-draining soil that has been amended with fertilizer, and provide the plants with 1 inch of water each week. Place a net over the plants until the plants are establis... More »

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In warmer climates, such as in Florida or California, strawberries are grown and picked throughout most of the year, from January to November. Peak season in warmer climates and in other areas is generally from late Apri... More »

Strawberries are a heart-shaped, brightly red, sweet, juicy edible fruit with hardened seed-like achenes dotting the outer skin of the fruit. Each berry has about 200 achenes. Ripened strawberries have a rich red colorin... More »

The strawberry, also known by its scientific name fragaria ananassa, is a fruit. More specifically, the strawberry is an aggregate accessory fruit. Contrary to what its name suggests, a strawberry is not actually a botan... More »

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The National Human Genome Research Institute says that strawberries have seven unique chromosomes. However, through human breeding, strawberries are capable of having many different chromosomal combinations by variety. More »