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Mock Strawberry


This low-maintenance perennial grows like strawberry with trailing stems that carry bright green long-stalked leafs. Yellow flowers are followed by red, nearly tasteless fruits. Best used as a ground cover and especially attractive when grown in a hanging basket.

Duchesnea indica

Fruit Characteristics

Fruit edible : Yes

Fruit width : 2-Jan

Fruit type : Berries

Fruit color : Red

Leaf Characteristics

Leaf texture : Hairy

Leaf length : 4"

Leaf color : Dark green

Flower Characteristics

Flower color :Yellow

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Semi-deciduous

Average size maturity width : 4 ft.

Average size maturity height : 1/2 ft.

Growth rate : Fast

Cultural Information

USDA Zone : -20 to -15 F( Z5a)

Sunset zone : 1-24

Water requirements : Moderate

Light exposure : Sun

Landscape Attributes

Birds : Yes

Attractive bark : Yes