This publication was written by Dr. Eric Hanson of the Department of Horticulture, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, and was published by the Michigan State University Extension of Van Buren County.
The publication contributes the following informational results of growing trials in Michigan of different strawberry varieties:
1. The conditions of the trial. Soil and weather conditions are outlined.
2. The comparative production of multiple strawberry varieties. Early season varieties, mid-season varieties, and late-season varieties are considered. A data table is included with the results.
3. The conclusions are presented. Honeoye is the most productive early season Michigan strawberry variety, Kent and Cavendish were recommended for mid-season productivity, and All-Star and Jewel were the best strawberry plants for Michigan in the late season category.
If you are not from Michigan and are seeking to find out which strawberry variety would grow well in your area, see here: Recommended Strawberry Varieties by State.
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