Strawberry Plant Sales
Chandler strawberry plants are very popular with u-pick growers because of their high yield, brilliant fruit color, and the wonderful flavor. Medium to large fruit size, medium firmness, and classic strawberry shape, these plants grow vigorously, providing unsurpassable yield. They survive the winter months well and are an excellent choice for pick-your-own sites.
Sweet Charlie berries are just as the name says. They taste like they have sugar on them fresh from the field. These plants are vigorous, disease-resistant, and produce large, firm fruit. The plants are medium in size so the berries are easy to harvest. The Sweet Charlie plant bears fruit early in the season, generally 7 to 10 days earlier than the Chandler.
The Camarosa is characterized by excellent early, mid, and late season production. Consistently produces large conical-shaped, attractive fruit that is sweet with excellent shelf-life, not to mention the high yield of these plants. These qualities make the Camarosa an excellent berry for commercial growers, as well as u-pick growers.
Camino Real strawberry plant is a short-day cultivar. The plants are smaller and more compact, open, and erect, but less vigorous then Camarosa. Fruit is larger and per-plant yields are somewhat greater than Camarosa, but fruiting begins somewhat later. External and internal fruit color for Camino Real is darker than Camarosa. Camino Real has very good flavor and is outstanding for both fresh market and processing and more rain tolerant than other strawberry varieties.
Firm, mostly large, conical shape, with fruiting and yielding patterns of the Camarosa. This berry is excellent for maintaining its attractiveness and flavor during and after long distant shipment making it an excellent choice for commercial growers and fresh market.
CUT OFFS - Plant within 4-5 days of receiving plants
Cut Off plants have more chill hours than bare root. They can be easier to establish and plant due to the lack of all the foliage removed from the top. Overhead irrigation is still required but less volume of water and hours of running is needed. The yield of cut offs are no better than bare roots and in some cases, not as much. Cut offs are available after October 10th.
Merced is a short-day (June bearing) type cultivar that produces fruit over an extended period when treated appropriately in arid, sub-tropical climates. When well-tended, Merced is similar to Camarosa, but has greater productivity and higher quality fruit. The plant is less vigorous than Camarosa and does have lighter colored fruit.
Ruby June is a strong short-day variety that is more compact and has tighter plant architecture and leaf structure. Ruby June has the darkest exterior and interior color than most varieties. The Ruby June is known for having great flavor.