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    Default Bare root Strawberries when to plant

    HI

    i have just recieved 10 albion strawberries bareroots, now i am wondering should i plant theses now in my strawberry pot or wait.

    And if i can plant theses now can i add some fish blood and bone , seaweed extract and horse compost mixed into the multi purpose compost.

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    Put in pots of compost until the weather improves. I never feed my strawbs.

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    so your saying do not plant them into my strawberry pot and not to mix fish blood and bone into the compost.

    I thought you could plant bare roots now outside

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    I always put mine into small pots when I first get them and then plant out when it's somewhat warmer. If they're going into fresh compost you don't really need to feed but I give mine a decent feed after they've fruited.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ruud View Post
    I thought you could plant bare roots now outside
    Not here you can't: we have 2 inches of snow and ice

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    Just needs to be non frosty or adverse weather before planting. I usually give them a little feed when they flower, TS.

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