STRAWBERRIES PLEASE??????

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STRAWBERRIES PLEASE??????

Post by Madiha Humbal » November 13th, 2014, 12:05 pm

Dear gardeners,
A few days ago i received a tiny order of strawberry runners. this is my second attempt at growing strawberries in Karachi. the last time, the runners were stuck in transit and were dead by the time they arrived. so my question is, do they strawberries remain perennial in Karachi weather, or are they treated as annuals????

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Re: STRAWBERRIES PLEASE??????

Post by Izhar » November 13th, 2014, 12:54 pm

They will remain barely alive during summers if kept under bright shade and good draining medium..

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Re: STRAWBERRIES PLEASE??????

Post by Madiha Humbal » November 14th, 2014, 12:58 pm

Thank you sir I can provide that. And will they start producing in the next season?????

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Re: STRAWBERRIES PLEASE??????

Post by Asim_Nawaz » November 14th, 2014, 1:44 pm

Mr Izhar saying right, Strawberries will survive for next year best way to save from Hot Weather of June and Humid atmosphere of July and away from heaving rains.

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Re: STRAWBERRIES PLEASE??????

Post by Izhar » November 14th, 2014, 3:00 pm

They will start blooming by January and continue produce till late April

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Re: STRAWBERRIES PLEASE??????

Post by Madiha Humbal » November 17th, 2014, 11:57 am

i have a narrow covered porch. where i can keep them. it gets lots of light. but not at all direct sun. and it is protected from rain and strong winds.

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Re: STRAWBERRIES PLEASE??????

Post by Asim_Nawaz » November 17th, 2014, 2:59 pm

As far as "Direct Sunlight", you needs 2 to 3 hours for Strawberries, quite accommodate for living in Karachi atmosphere.

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Re: STRAWBERRIES PLEASE??????

Post by saadiah tariq » January 13th, 2015, 11:14 am

thank you sir for ur valuable comment on strawberries, i,ll try to save my plants for the next year and sure will upload pics of this seasons yield.

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Re: STRAWBERRIES PLEASE??????

Post by Huda » January 26th, 2016, 6:03 pm

I bought a strawberry plant frn a nursery at kpt interchange in karachi. The mali there said that the plants hav been watered by the naala going by. I changed the soil of the surrounding roots of the strawberry only to find out that it had been destroyed. Kindly suggest ne a place frm where i can buy a plant and keep it in my verandah where there is 2-3 hrs of aunlight daily

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Re: STRAWBERRIES PLEASE??????

Post by Izhar » January 27th, 2016, 9:32 am

Strawberry plants are available in many nurseries, due to shortage of water in Clifton/DHA almost all nurseries use sewage water... you can buy plants from Shaheed-e-millat road nurseries...

2-3 hours direct sunlight is not enough... they require 6 hours direct sunlight...

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