Fragaria vesca - Wild Strawberry
Hgt 5 - 30cm Flowers April to July
Wild Strawberry Fragaria vesca White flowers, used for culinary, cosmetics and medicinal, low spreading the fruits are small sweet and juicy with a delicate strawberry scent a great delicacy, smaller than the garden strawberry, juicer and tastier. The leaves are used for medicinal purposes and young leaves can be added to salads. In India the root is used as a coffee substitute. Magical powers of love and luck. Prefers a sunny site. Sow March to April (can be sown September) We have found it erratic and slow to germinate do not discard trays too early.