Albion Strawberry Bushes
Description of Albion Plants & Fruit:
This disease resistant strawberry is the first choice for gardeners who have struggled to grow other varieties. It is an "everbearer" that can start cropping in early May if it is grown under cover, late May in the open. On a good year, it will produce its last harvest in September.
Albion is highly recommended for organic growing and the fruit is of a high quality, with a sweet flavour. The fruit are on the small side, with a lovely rich flavour and succulent texture.
This variety is perfect for growing in containers: all strawberries need a soil depth of 30cms or more to crop well.
Characteristics of Albion Bushes:
- Everbearer: repeat fruiting through the summer and into autumn.
- Ideal for containers.
- Disease resistant, especially against verticillium wilt and crown rot.
Growing Albion Strawberry Plants:
This plant produces lots of runners: remove them early and often to keep your yields high.
Read our detailed information on how to grow Strawberries here.
Background Information on Albion Strawberry Bushes:
California is the world centre of strawberry breeding and this variety was raised there by Professor Douglas Shaw's team.