What's your question? Ask

Hyacinth Plant

Q.cutting strawberries

Zone Wisconsin zone 6, I think | Anonymous added on April 2, 2016 | Answered

I didn’t cut any of the Strawberries plants prior to winter and now I have a bunch of dead leaves with a little amount of fresh green new growth. Am I suppose to cut everything down for all fresh growth? In other words, prune for the season? First full year of green growth only. This is the second spring now, and I’m really hoping to yield some yum yums. I covered with straw for winter.

A.Answers to this queston: Add Answer
Answered on April 3, 2016

It's always a good idea to do normal spring maintenance like clearing out dead leaves to give the new growth some room, and you DO want to pinch the blossoms and plant runners the first year. You shouldn't have to cut or prune the whole plant back. You can find more information about how to give them an "annual makeover" here: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/strawberry/thinning-strawberries.htm

Was this answer useful?

Log in or sign up to help answer this question.

Did you find this helpful? Share it with your friends!

You must be logged into your account to answer a question.

If you don't have an account sign up for an account now.

Looking for more?
here are more questions about...
Hyacinth Plant
Join Us - Sign up to get all the latest gardening tips!

Do you know a lot about gardening?
Become a GKH Gardening Expert