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We ship all plants usps priority mail. They arrive to most locations within 2-3 days. We package all plants to retain moisture to up to 10 days in transit. All plants ships from our warehouses in Tennessee. All plants are grown and shipped from out Altamont (zip) 37301 location. We do drop ship for re-sellers also for those wanting to resell our plants.
How We Protect Your Plants For Transit
All plants are dug and immediately taken to our warehouse and tera-sorb moisture retention gel is applied to the roots and then wrapped in plastic to retain superior moisture for transit. They are placed in corogated cardboard shipping boxes for protection when shipped
Upon Receipt Of Your Plants
Upon receipt of your plants, unpack and unwrap the roots and mist with water. Plant within 24-48 hours. If you can not plant within this time frame, put your plants in a cool location (ex- basement, garage or cellar) and water the roots daily. Cover them back up with the plastic so they will not dry out until you can plant them. After planted, water every evening after the sun goes down for 5 days.
Wild Strawberry- Fragaria vesca
Wild Strawberry is a perennial herbaceous plant. Trifoliate green leaves grow on a hairy stalk about 6 inches tall. The flowers are small, white and have five petals. The central part of the flower forms into a bright red fruit that is embedded with seeds. The fruit is sweet and tasty, edible for humans and animals. The plants grow in clusters, blooming in April, May, and June. Plant the Wild Strawberry in sunny, dry areas of your garden. The plants form clusters of flowers that the last one to two months. The plants are great for edging and ground cover in gardens.
Wild strawberry can be seen growing in wooded areas.
They do need some sun but prefer more shade than most. The berries are small and around 1-2 inches in diameter. They grow along the ground or close to it. They can spread, but it does not expand in a large bush it grows along the ground. It is not commonly eaten berries but more grown as a convenience plant for wildlife animals. The foliage is green with small white or yellow flowers offset by red berries.
Wild Strawberry plants can produce a very natural look as they grow and can also be used to create a beautiful ground cover.
They can also attract small wildlife that loves to feast on the little berries that this plant grows. These plants are a deep green as they grow and mature. They usually bloom during March and April before the berries appear. They also produce well when planted in partially shaded areas. They are very easy to grow as they can adapt well to all different types of soil conditions. They are outstanding as they grow and are popular among homeowners that are wanting to produce a very natural look in their gardens and natural areas.