‘Eversweet’ Strawberry

StrawberryOur everbearing strawberry, ‘Eversweet,’ is starting to produce. (Technically it is a day-neutral strawberry, not everbearing.) As is typical with everbearing strawberries, the fruit are medium to small and the yield is low to medium. Over the course of the summer, the total yield may be equal to a typical June-bearing strawberry variety, but the yield at any one time is quite low.

There are only a few ripening so far, and it is quite the contest between the slugs, baby bunnies, and myself for picking them. The 2 berries I’ve been able to scrounge so far have been quite delicious. I’ve had better (I’m a strawberry snob!), and I’ve had much worse. It will be interesting to see how the plants fare as the weather gets hotter. I’m also curious to see if the fruit keeps its quality into the summer.

About Rebecca

I'm a Horticulture Educator with Sedgwick County Extension, a branch of K-State Research and Extension, located in Wichita, KS. I teach about fruits, vegetables, and herbs.

Posted on May 18, 2009, in Around the Garden and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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