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Maine Strawberry Varieties: Summary
This web page was published by the University of Maine Extension. It was written by David T. Handley, vegetable and small fruit specialist with the University of Maine Cooperative Extension located in Orono, Maine. The information contained within this resource deals specifically with growing strawberries in Maine, but the principles and guidance contained will assist any strawberry grower in general. Each of the following categories is covered in the publication:
Maine Strawberries: The Basics
1. An emphasis is placed on which strawberry varieties grow well in Maine. However, the various considerations that different growers and farms must consider is also reviewed. The basics of strawberry characteristics are reviewed, and considerations for commercial farmers, such as when to order and what diseases are of particular concern for Maine growers, are considered.
Strawberry Varieties for Maine
2. The best strawberry varieties for Maine are listed according to the ripening times for each. Early season through Late season June-bearers are recommended, as are day-neutral varieties. The recommended strawberry varieties for Maine are as follows…
Maine Strawberries – Early Season
Maine Strawberries – Early Mid-Season
Maine Strawberries – Mid-Season
Maine Strawberries – Late Mid-Season
Maine Strawberries – Late Season
Maine Strawberries – Day-Neutral
Maine Strawberry Varieties: Conclusion
Details about each of the strawberry varieties listed above are available by clicking the resource link below. Additionally, a host of other information regarding these and other varieties is available on the Strawberry Varieties reference page.
If you aren't from Maine, to find out which strawberry variety would grow well in your area, see here: Recommended Strawberry Varieties by State.
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