Container Strawberry Plants
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winterizing strawberry plants

Zone Northern Ct. | racheld added on November 5, 2015 | Answered

I planted strawberries in 3 milk crates, the plastic kind about 16" x 16" x 16." The plants are coming through the sides and top. How would I winterize these containers and how much of the plants should I cut back?

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trishamimi
Answered on November 6, 2015

If they are in danger of freezing be sure to mulch them heavily.

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rita.craig
Answered on November 5, 2015

I have my strawberries in a small border, about 12 plants in all. They seem to survive in the winter - have them 3 years. I live in Northern Ireland. I just cut off any old yellow leaves. This year I planted the runners to make new plants as they only do about 3 years. Hope this helps.

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