Strawberries are an excellent source of Vitamin C that should be consumed as fresh as possible. Eaten fresh or cooked, strawberries can be used in jams, pies, desserts, cakes, fruit salads, ice cream and drinks.
Ruby Red produces medium sized bright red fruit with an elongated shape and is also noted for its red flowers.
Care: Plant in composted, well drained soil that is slightly mounded. The crown, which is the swollen stem base must be left at soil level and not buried too deep. Water well when young and during dry summers. Fertilise as plant comes into first flower. After fruiting prun down to 10cm.
Plant height: 15cm
Plant apart: 25-60cm
Harvest time: 90-110 days
Location: Full sun