Strawberries are popular in home gardens because they produce fruit fast and require little space to cultivate. They may also be grown in containers.
So, how do you plant strawberries in a strawberry pot?
You will require the following items:
- 1 jug
- Potting soil
- Plant of strawberries
- Always get organic strawberry plants from a local supplier.
- Before planting, soak it in water for approximately an hour.
- Use a drainage-holed potting container.
- Fill the pot halfway with dirt and plant your strawberry plant. Fill it with dirt all the way around.
- When you’re approximately 2 inches below the rim, stop adding soil.
- Check that the roots are pointing downward and that the soil level is exactly at the collar of your plant, where the green begins.
- Take care of the strawberry plant.
- Place the pot in a location that receives at least six hours of direct sunlight every day.
- The plant should never be overwatered. Check it on a daily basis to see if there are any changes in the growth. Insert your finger into the pot to ensure it receives 1-2 inches of water.
Strawberry growing advice for containers:
Strawberries are the first spring fruit to mature.
Place your container in a well-lit spot and rotate it 180 degrees twice a week to ensure that the plant receives equal amounts of sunlight. The soil should be damp but not dripping wet.
It should be watered in the morning or during the day. To avoid any ailment, never eat in the evening.
When is the best time to gather strawberries?
Strawberries should be harvested when they are fully ripe.