Introducing the hottest new strawberry that is available from seed. Rainbow Treasure will delight you with it edible and ornamental qualities! Berries are amazing, juicy, fragrant, and sweet, one of the finest we have tasted-plus the flowers arrive in 3 different colors. It acts as a creeping ground cover, throwing out lots of runners during the first season while the white, pink and deep rose flowers take the show. If you on't have the ground space, it is does excellent in hanging baskets and containers. We started ours inside in February, planted it out in mid June, and had juicy berries by early August. 15 seeds
Germination- 14-30 days
Indoors- 12 weeks before last frost. Cold treat for 2-4 weeks by placing in an airtight jar or bag and put in freezer. Bring to room temperature before planting. Press seed into soil, needs light to germinate. Cover with a clear dome or place in a plastic bag to keep evenly moist and provide 65-75 degrees until germination which can take 2-4 weeks. Transplant out after last frost and when plants have at least 3 sets of leaves.
Tips-Plant in well-drained, sandy loam amended with organic matter. Mulch and keep moist.