Strawberry FENELLA

  • Authors: East Molling Research Station (NIAB-EMR), United Kingdom
  • Synonyms names: Fenella, Fiona
  • Taste: sweet
  • The size: Large
  • Weight: 40 gr
  • Degree of yield: High
  • Yield: up to 1 kg with bush
  • Repair: No
  • Timing of ripening: Medium Power
  • Advantages: Good fantastic

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More and more gardeners-lovers of Russia, owners of land plots of the modest square and the advocaters of natural agriculture draws their look at the varieties of berry cultures that can grow well and fruit in difficult weather conditions, with increased resistance to infections and non-demanding soils. This requests are replied by the novelty of the English station East Malling Research – Fennel Sort (Fiona), obtained in 2001.

Description of varieties

The bush is dense, compact, humble juicy, shiny leaves. Plant height reaches 50 cm. Thick, high blooms need backups during the injection and ripening of the crop. Mustache mustache, with big outlets. Chassels are large, carved.

Advantages of Fennel:

  • unpretentiousness and simplicity of care;

  • High yield, transportability and bleed;

  • versatility of use;

  • winter hardiness;

  • persistent immunity;

  • Does not lose commodity qualities with protracted rains and during storage.

All these qualities make the grade of FENELLA suitable for both industrial cultivation and amateur gardeners, problems with the search markets do not occur.

Timing of ripening

Garden Strawberry Fennel Maturation. Harvesting time stretched: the third decade of June – the beginning of August.


The yield peak is achieved in the second year of cultivation. The stated variety yield – 1 kg with plants.

Berries and their taste

Large berries, up to 5 cm and weighing 40 g, conical shape with blunt nose, beautiful red-orange color, shiny, almost one size. Color becomes brighter as ripening. Grade 1 berries make up the main part of the crop. The flesh is juicy, bright, exceptionally sweet, without sourness, with a note of pineapple. Skin gentle, but durable, with pressed seeds. Fruits are easy, without damage, separated from the cup.

Fruits retain appearance and taste with protracted rains and during transportation. Use berries in the fresh form, they are suitable for freezing, cooking compotes, jams, juices. Specialists of the Dutch company Vissers, one of the directions of which is the cultivation of high-quality strawberries, put the grade of the highest assessments for the taste, resistance to diseases and the quality of fruits, 2 points out of 3 – for yield.

Features of cultivation

Recommended Site Landing Scheme:

  • distance 45-50 cm between plants;

  • 60-70 cm between rows.

An important condition – when planting a seedlings, the point of growth should remain at ground level. After disembarking a bed with young plants watered, shelted mulch. If it is hot weather, the first 10 days after planting seedlings are closed from the sun. Improve the survival rate of seedlings can irrigation of strawberry foliage with warm water in the evening day, in addition to the main irrigation.

Adult plants of Phenella varieties do not need high intensity watering, only in southern areas with hot, dry summer, watering produce at least 1 time in 3 days. For better conservation of fruits, especially with long precipitation, it is recommended to use the mulching of the bed.

Choosing a place and soil preparation

FENELLA, like any other strawberry, loves well-lit by the sun plots with light, loose soils. The most suitable soil is considered loam with pH 5.2-5.5. Sour soils can be improved by lime or dolomite flour, the rate of application – 400 g / m2. Heavy soils The grade of phenella is not suitable, but with hopeless position they are prepared by making sand or deciduous humoring. Closely located groundwater are unacceptable, the depth of their location must be no higher than 80 cm.

Before planting seedlings, the soil is enriched with the help of organics, the rate of application per 1 m2 beds:

  • 15 kg humus;

  • Glass of wood ash.

Applications of fresh manure should be avoided because it is overlooking the soil.

Saplings are planted in spring, after the soil warms up enough, or in the fall, a month before the cold, so that the plants have managed to root.


Sort Self-Pointed. For better fruit tying, experienced gardeners are recommended to plant a few strawberry varieties on one site. Good results gives attraction to the garden of insect pollinators by disembodied by plant-honey plants capable of improving the soil: mustard, Espartz.

All about fertilizers for strawberries

One of the important techniques in the care of strawberries is the feeding. Regular fertilization makes it guarantees a rich crop. There are several different ways to feed strawberries and each of them is intended for a certain period of plant development. During flowering, fruiting and after it, the feeding must be different.

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YeastBoric acidAmmoniaAshIodine

Diseases and pests

The grade is characterized by resistant to the verticillaty fading, to the red rot the root system, the phytoofluoride, which allows you to cultivate it not only in the open ground, but also in bags with the substrate without any definition of the soil. Perhaps the defeat of the culture of malievous dew. In compliance with agrotechnics of growing strawberry application of insecticides and fungicides can be avoided.

Fighting diseases and pests

Strawberry is often subject to a variety of dangerous diseases that can seriously undermine its condition. Among the most common – malievable dew, gray rot, bright spot, anthracnose and verticillosis. Before buying a variety, it is necessary to ask him resistant to disease.

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Buuray spottyRotSpotsTwisting leavesDryingHoles in leaves


The grade of Phenella Usami, the division of the bush and seeds. The easiest and most effective way – rooting sockets. The uterine plant is chosen, which breaks down the flowers for more landing material. Rooted outlets 1 and 2 orders, substituting under each seaside tank with a nutrient mixture and enclosing the mustache to the substrate in the tank. After rooting the rosette, the mustache is cut off from the uterine bush, and the seedling is planted for a permanent place. It is important to constantly moisten the ground in a seedlup.

The outstanding characteristics of the variety give reason to believe that in a short time every strawberry lover will have in the garden and on the table beautiful, tasty and fragrant phenella.

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