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Whopper Strawberry Plants & 2 Growin Bags
Enjoy Fresh Berries without Crawling Around in the Dirt!

Whopper Strawberry Plants & 2 Growin' Bags

Bareroot
Item # 42009
$14.95
Item is sold out.

You'll harvest the strawberry crop of a lifetime!

25 Whopper strawberry plants PLUS 2 Growin' Bags to hang them for vertical growth!
Well, we can't persuade Mother Nature to start growing Strawberries on trees, but our Growin' Bags may just be the next best thing for bringing your sweet, plump berries to eye level!

Who says you have to crawl around in the dirt to grow great strawberries? Give your back and knees a break -- and your eyes a treat! -- by growing your berries against the patio wall, dangling from a post or hook, or in any other "vertical" location you choose! Just fill the reusable, almost indestructible Growin' Bags with potting soil, set a strawberry plant in each of the 10 holes along the side of the bag, water it well to get the roots going, and hang it in any sunny spot. It's just that easy!

Growing berries off the ground makes a lot of sense. You get to enjoy the lovely white blooms that appear before the fruit. And when the berries emerge, they stay cleaner, are less prone to rot and nibbling insects, and are free to develop full, perfectly-formed shapes -- no flat white side! You get a ton of berries in a compact space. Big fruits, worthy of the Park Whopper name, arrive in early summer on cold-hardy plants that are just as at home in the Northeast as in the deep South!

To get you started on the strawberry patch -- or should I say "pole"? -- of your dreams, we've got 25 delicious, heavy-bearing Whopper strawberry plants plus 2 Growin' Bags. Just add soil, water, and a hearty appetite!

Genus Fragaria
ItemForm Bareroot
Zone 5 - 9
PlantHeight 12 in
PlantWidth 6 in
AdditionalCharacteristics Berries, Edible
HarvestSeason Early Summer
LightRequirements Full Sun
SoilTolerance Normal,  loamy
Uses Outdoor
Restrictions Canada, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Guam, Virgin Islands
Overall Rating: 3 Stars
Average Based on 3 Reviews Write a Review
Not enough drainage in bags
Kaitlin from MD wrote (April 08, 2013):
The plants are very hardy, and I was surprised at how quickly they sprang to life and grew new leaves. The bags though... After a few weeks I removed the bottom plants and put them in normal containers. The drainage is just not sufficient in the bags (one tiny little hole) and the plants at the bottom get drowned. I would suggest leaving just dirt in the bottom half and also cutting more drainage holes. The plants at the top are doing great.
5 Star Plants 2 Star Bags
Priya Talreja from CA wrote (April 03, 2013):
The bags were small and flimsy but the plants had impressive crowns and roots. I think the bag should be made sturdier and instead of 2 small flimsy bag give 1 strong bag large enough to hold all 25 plants and change the handle/hanger to make it easier to hang and water.
Great plants, poor bags
amy from GA wrote (January 07, 2013):
The plants were fine. I, however, disliked the growing bags immensely. After a couple of weeks of poor performance and difficulty throughly watering, I ended up removing the plants from the bags and planting them in the ground where they grew vigorously. I did not have any fruit set last year, but am hoping for massive amounts this spring.