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Yellow wonder Alpine Strawberry

Posted by wirosarian z4b WI (My Page) on
Sun, Apr 28, 13 at 21:08

A local garden center has these available this year & I'm thinking of planting a few. Anyone have any first hand observations or experiences with them? Thanks


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RE: Yellow wonder Alpine Strawberry

I have grown Alpine strawberries for thirty years. I did not bother to buy the yellow or white, as red have little taste but are very pretty and children love them. I would not bother to grow it for its berries but as a novelty. Mrs. G


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RE: Yellow wonder Alpine Strawberry

I think Alpines blow away regular strawberries, but to each his own! Only used by the best restaurants. The whites and yellows have a pineapple like taste. But I like the reds better. I actually like them all. Yellow Wonder is hard to find, most places that sell it are sold out, it is a huge seller.


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RE: Yellow wonder Alpine Strawberry

I have a yellow Alpine, and a red, got the seeds from Pinetree.
I think the flavor is very good on both, much better than any berry from the grocery store.

Benny


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RE: Yellow wonder Alpine Strawberry

I also grew some from Pinetree seeds years ago. Taste was not much, plus mine produced runners all over the place despite description saying they didn't do runners. Had to rip mine out as they were so weedlike.

Pam in cinti


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RE: Yellow wonder Alpine Strawberry

Pam, we must have gotten different seeds. Mine just make a small bush.

Benny


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RE: Yellow wonder Alpine Strawberry

I picked up 12 plants today. Thanks for the input.


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RE: Yellow wonder Alpine Strawberry

I started Pineapple, a yellow/white Alpine from Parks, many years ago. Last year tried White Soul and Yellow Wonder from Pinetree. The Pineapple taste is outstanding over the others and seems to have larger, tastier berries. The yellow strawberries do not seeds everywhere like the red ones because the birds leave them alone. They are great for snacking and make a good pot plant.


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