With iciness fast approaching, now’s your ultimate danger to get strawberry runners potted up ready for subsequent 12 months!
Your strawberry plant life ought to appearance some thing like this. If you rummage via the leaves you may find long vine-like stems with little lumpy bits (or maybe roots depending on how properly mounted they’re) and leaves on.
Here is an instance of what you are searching out. It may be smaller or larger relying at the power and age of the runner. This is the bit you want.
Once you’ve placed the runners, you want a few packing containers filled with compost. Be aware when choosing containers that they may need to be located in this type of manner that the runner can stay connected to the parent plant for some weeks. Generally, small is right because it can potentially be located at the soil of the figure plant with out inflicting problems.
Make a bit well within the compost and, maintaining the runner securely, push the roots/lumpy bit into the compost.
Repeat until you have got potted up all of the runners you want to grow on. Water well and leave for a few weeks or till a root machine develops at the runners. At this point, snip the vine like stem to split the runners from the discern plant. And there you have got it- next 12 months’s strawberry plant life 🙂
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