High-Yield Strawberry Production --If you want lots of good-sized berries, pinch off all flowers/fruit the first flowering season of NEW plants. This puts all the energy into the root system and the plant will get huge. Also, clip the runners every week throughout the growing season so the energy goes into fruit production and not making more baby plants ("daughters"). Keep the soil acid, fertilize at the right time, use a straw mulch, and you will be come a strawberry-growing expert!
Best strawberries to grow in Florida(zone 9 strawberries)
Did you know..... Stones painted as strawberries when put around strawberry plants in the spring will keep birds from eating your berries because the birds will think the ripened berries are stones. Plus..these are super cute and fun for kids!