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New Varieties

June 23rd, 2016

I’m a sucker for trying new varieties of all kinds of things, especially vegetables. I have six different kinds of strawberries in the garden and I just acquired a new one.
old north sea strawberry 1
These ‘Old North Sea’ strawberries were said to have been found on an ancient ancient, viking village site in Denmark.
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I thought this variety would be a nice addition to my collection of interesting strawberries. It should be interesting to see how it performs and reproduces in the garden. I’m looking forward to tasting one of the berries next summer.

Do you collect different varieties of the same plant?

4 Comments to “New Varieties”
  1. Rue on June 23, 2016 at 12:53 pm

    You grew these from seed? How difficult is that to do?

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    • Susy on June 23, 2016 at 2:25 pm

      I didn’t grow these specific plants from seed, but I have grown strawberries from seed a few different times. It’s not difficult, but they can take a while to germinate and they are tiny plants for a while.

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  2. Brad Williams on April 22, 2019 at 7:58 pm

    So you grew these from seeds? Is that hard?

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    • Susy on April 23, 2019 at 8:22 am

      Not really, they take a while to mature.

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