Alpine strawberry 'Mara des Bois' Fragaria vesca 'Mara des Bois' (F)

alpine strawberry 'Mara des Bois'


'Mara des Bois' is a stoloniferous alpine strawberry forming rosettes of three-lobed leaves with coarsely-toothed leaflets. White flowers from late spring through summer are followed by crops of highly fragrant, small to medium sized, conical fruit

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      alpine strawberry 'Mara des Bois'

    • Common names

      Fragaria 'Mara des Bois', Fragaria × ananassa

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      0.1-0.5 metres

    • Spread

      0.5-1 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Sun

  • scissorsPruning

    Remove excess runners

  • bambooSoil

    Loam, Sand, SoilClay

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Ground Cover Cottage & Informal Garden Patio & Container Plants

  • sproutPropogation

    • Remove and transplant runners

  • insectPests

    Can get aphids, slugs, glasshouse red spider mite and vine weevil

  • microbeDiseases

    May be affected by strawberry viruses and root rot. Fruit prone to grey moulds