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A heavy-cropping, sweet-tasting alpine strawberry with Intensely red, sweet and very richly flavored muchbuy larger fruits than most alpine types

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VEGETABLE ALPINE STRAWBERRY REGINA. A heavy-cropping, sweet-tasting alpine strawberry with Intensely red, sweet and very richly flavored much larger fruits than most alpine types. Heavy cropper that yields all summer.


  • Choose a well-drained location with exposure to full or partial sunlight.
  • Plant alpine strawberries in early spring or late summer, allowing enough time for establishment before extreme weather conditions.
  • Alpine strawberries prefer slightly acidic to neutral soil (pH 6.0-7.0). Amend the soil with organic matter such as well-rotted compost before planting.
  • Maintain consistent soil moisture, especially during dry periods and when the plants are flowering and fruiting.
  • Water at the base of the plants to avoid wetting the foliage and minimize the risk of fungal diseases.
  • Apply a layer of organic mulch around the plants to conserve moisture, suppress weeds, and regulate soil temperature
  • Incorporate a balanced, slow-release fertilizer into the soil before planting. Follow up with light fertilization during the growing season, avoiding excessive nitrogen.
  • Space alpine strawberry plants according to the recommendations on the seed packet or from the nursery. Typically, they are spaced 12-18 inches apart.
  • Consider planting companion plants that deter pests or attract beneficial insects to the strawberry patch.
  • Proper spacing, good air circulation, and avoiding overhead watering can help prevent common fungal diseases.
  • Harvest ripe strawberries regularly to encourage continuous fruiting. Alpine strawberries typically produce smaller, intensely flavored berries.
  • Keep an eye out for pests such as slugs, snails, and aphids. Use organic methods or suitable pesticides if necessary.
  • Consider using netting to protect the berries from birds.
  • In colder climates, apply a layer of mulch around the plants to protect them during the winter. This is especially important for perennial alpine strawberries.
  • Regularly prune alpine strawberries to remove old leaves and encourage new growth. This helps maintain a tidy appearance and promotes better air circulation.
  • Alpine strawberries, including “Regina,” benefit from consistent soil moisture. Regularly check the soil moisture level and water when the top inch of soil feels dry.
  • Ensure that “Alpine Strawberry Regina” receives adequate sunlight, ideally at least 6 hours of direct sunlight per day. This promotes healthy growth and fruit production.
  • Alpine strawberries, being well-suited for containers, can thrive in hanging baskets or pots. This is particularly useful for small spaces or if you want to control soil conditions more effectively.
  • Consider pinching off the first flowers that appear early in the growing season. This encourages the plants to focus on establishing a strong root system before directing energy to fruit production.
  • Every few years, consider renewing your Alpine strawberry plants. For perennial varieties like “Regina,” this might involve dividing and replanting the crowns to rejuvenate the plants.
  • Gently pluck ripe strawberries to avoid damaging the plants. Harvest regularly to encourage continuous fruiting throughout the growing season.
  • If growing Alpine strawberries in containers, provide extra winter care. Move containers to a sheltered location, or wrap them with insulating materials to protect against extreme cold.
  • Planting flowers like marigolds or nasturtiums near Alpine strawberries can attract beneficial insects and contribute to a healthy and diverse garden ecosystem.
  • Periodically check the soil pH, and if needed, adjust it to maintain the preferred slightly acidic to neutral range for Alpine strawberries.
  • Explore vertical gardening options, such as trellises or hanging containers, to maximize space and create an attractive strawberry display.
  • Provide a balanced, organic fertilizer during the growing season to support healthy growth and fruit production. Follow the recommended application rates based on the specific needs of Alpine strawberries.

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