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Strawberry - Maroochy Flame

Fragaria virginiana
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Early fruiting, long season. Attractive red, glossy, medium sized fruit with excellent flavour. Very productive. Slightly pale foliage.


Specifications of Strawberry - Maroochy Flame

Preferred Climate Subtropical, Warm TemperateLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From RhizomeLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 0-1m

Plants required to Pollinate 1 (Self Pollinating)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Yes

Amount of leaves in Winter? Some Leaves (Partly Deciduous)

Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas WA

Suitability in Pots Yes

Water Requirements Frequent Watering

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest First Year

Sun or Shade Full (Sun:80%-100%)

Preferred Soil Type Good Drainage

Soil pH Moderately Acidic (5.5-6.5), Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)

Fruiting/Harvest Months October, November, December

Fertiliser All Purpose, Compost, Seaweed, Sulphur

Growth Rate Fast

Strawberry - Maroochy Flame Reviews & Tips

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Anand Rathod
★★★★★ 5y ago


Very sweet variety grows all year around...


★★★★ 8y ago

KENMORE, QLD, Australia

Maroochy flame and Redlands Joy. You can't have too many, and they are pest free. I think I have to plant new ones after this season of third generation suckers, though. They seem to be getting a second wind, I thought strawberries were finished in Nov...

★★★★ 12y ago

Unanderra, NSW, Australia

Great tasting fruit that makes a nice groundcover



★★★★ 14y ago

Crows Nest, QLD, Australia

Lovely strawberries, struggled a bit while I had them in pots while we built, but now they're in the ground they have taken off and we are currently enjoying berries from them.

★★★★★ 14y ago

Dudley, NSW, Australia

seems to fruit most of the year and lovely strawberries

Saul Alexander
17y ago

Quorn, SA, Australia, Australia

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