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The red strawberry fruits are eagerly awaited every spring. Will the sun spoil them enough this time and start the season early? Of course, strawberries can be bought in supermarkets all year round. But her aroma is nothing compared to the outdoor specimens. If you choose the strawberry varieties wisely and mix them together, you can even harvest from your own plants from May to November. Be inspired by the list below.

Early varieties

As soon as it gets warmer in spring, the first strawberry varieties are already blooming. If the weather cooperates, the first red fruits will be ready in May. These varieties of Fragaria, as the strawberry is botanically called, are among the first suppliers:

Varieties from D - E


A breed from neighboring France. It is resistant to the dreaded Verticillium wilt. The fruits are very large and have a strong red colour. They are particularly productive and their taste is described as very good.


Another French early-bearing strawberry variety is the Darselect variety. The brick-red strawberries have a long shelf life even after they have been picked. However, the plant is susceptible to powdery mildew and spider mites.


The round strawberries are ripe from mid-June. The berry harvest is plentiful, especially in the second year. This strain is resilient to diseases like powdery mildew and verticillium. The runner-forming plants are also well suited for tubs and pots.


It produces its white flowers from May to June. Shortly thereafter, the ripening period is reached. The medium-sized strawberries are shiny bright red. Their firmness makes them easy to pick. This early-ripening strawberry variety promises a sweet and aromatic fruity treat.


Best suited for fresh consumption. One of the most widely grown strawberry varieties with firm fruits characterized by long shelf life. They are red on the outside and white in the centre, and also have a strong strawberry aroma. The strong fruit skin protects them from pressure points.

Varieties from H - S


An excellent early variety, with evenly sized, medium-red strawberries. They taste good and are particularly suitable for desserts and fruit cakes. This variety is so robust that powdery mildew and red and white spots don't stand a chance.


The fruits are really big. The aromatic taste can be enjoyed fresh. However, the berries can also be processed and preserved in many ways.


The sweetest temptation since strawberry fruit. In a sunny spot and with berry fertilizer as food, Lambada is extremely productive. Its light red and elongated fruits can be nibbled fresh immediately after picking.
Medium late bearing strawberry varieties
When the early-bearing strawberry varieties say goodbye with the last fruits, it doesn't have to be the end of delicious strawberries. These mid-late-bearing varieties extend the strawberry harvest to the following summer months:


In the strong red, the large fruits cavort in the midst of leafy green. Inside, the flesh is dark red in color. This breed is very productive. However, it requires a lot of moisture during cultivation from flowering to harvesting.

Senga Sengana

The favorite of hobby gardeners has made it to number one of the most cultivated strawberry varieties in domestic gardens. It rewards with a high yield and excellent fruit quality. Cultivation is also undemanding. The heart-shaped fruits are suitable for freezing and preserving.


Sweet and juicy fruits are the hallmark of this Fragaria. They are light red on the outside and light pink on the inside. It is grown conventionally, but is also ideal for the home garden. It is very well pollinated, which is why many uniform fruits develop.

Late bearing varieties

If you still can't get enough of the delicious red fruits of the Fragaria, you can also use the latecomers. These varieties herald the finale of the strawberry season:

Varieties of N - P


This Fragaria delivers juicy strawberries late but reliably year after year. It is extremely resistant to diseases.


Unfortunately, this UK breed is not self-pollinating and needs other pollinator strains nearby. But the high yields are worth it. She hides her dark red strawberries under the leaves. They taste slightly sour and are sensitive to heat and rain.

Varieties from S - V


Salsa is new from Holland. Whether for fresh consumption, cakes or desserts, this strawberry variety is always equally suitable. The large fruits are light red and wonderfully aromatic. The plant is robust, resistant to wilt and forms strong stolons.

Sweet Mary XXL

XXL stands for huge fruits. Individual fruits weighing 70 grams are not uncommon. They have hardly any acid, are rather sweet and have a fine aroma. A self-pollinating, vigorous plant that produces a large yield.


Likes rain but not blazing sun. The medium-sized fruits have a sour taste. They are durable because they don't crack.


The fruits are very large, light red with a lighter tip. The flesh is juicy, but the aroma is rather weak. However, the firm strawberries are good for pickling.

Ever-bearing Fragaria

There are also the hard-working varieties of Fragaria, which are described as always bearing. They start early with the first fruits and continue to supply them until autumn.


On a nutrient-rich soil that is well lit by the sun, this Fragaria will ensure a long strawberry season from June to October. The medium-sized fruits are easy to pick. They can be eaten straight away or made into delicious jams.

Hummi praline

The Hummi Praliné is also everlasting. The upright growth ensures more sunlight, whereby rain can dry off quickly. It delivers the best quality fruit that tastes very sweet and aromatic. The coloring is dark red inside and out.

Mara de Bois

She has something of a forest berry. The comparatively small fruits have an intense taste and spread a wonderful strawberry scent. The first fruits have medium-firm flesh, the later harvest rather soft. The coloring is red on the outside and gets lighter towards the middle.


Its pink flowers are an ornament in themselves. This is followed by beautiful, large, ruby red fruits that taste very delicious. This variety is also suitable for traffic lights.


It blooms and blooms and blooms. The reward is delicious fruit from June to autumn. Only the frost slows down their stamina. The large fruits can be eaten directly from the plant. They are also aromatic.


The aroma of the variety from Switzerland is reminiscent of wild berries. The dark red fruits are very aromatic. It ripens early and its fruits can be processed in many ways. For example as jam or cake topping. They also taste great fresh.

Old varieties - now in demand again

Older types of fruit and vegetables are increasingly in demand, including Fragaria. The following “new discoveries” are particularly popular:

Herzberg's triumph

It forms many tendrils and is therefore suitable as a climbing strawberry. She is pregnant twice. The fruits have a balanced sugar-acid ratio.

Queen Louise

This variety is very old. For more than 100 years, the small plants have been delighting us with plenty of fruit. If you want to enjoy them, you have to grow them in your own garden. It has long been a thing of the past to be found in supermarkets. The heart-shaped fruits have a great taste and are ripe from June.

Kitty Schindler

The 'Mieze Schindler' variety is old and is now being rediscovered. Many call them the tastiest strawberries ever. Their fruits are very small, but they taste sweet and aromatic. The soft fruits are best eaten on the spot from June, as they are not particularly suitable for transport.

Reusrath's earliest

This old variety is precocious. The round, medium-sized fruits are not too sweet and have a slightly sour note. Reusrath's earliest is easy to grow. This variety forms many runners.

Climbing Fragaria

Any climbing fragaria is well suited as a climbing strawberry. It climbs fences or climbs trellises. But the breeds with the name Hummi are particularly ambitious when it comes to climbing.

Beautiful Meissner

The old variety 'Schöne Meißnerin' is also suitable as a climbing strawberry. It forms a lot of foothills. This also makes it easy to multiply. Their fruits taste excellent.

Wild strawberries - the small aroma pleasure

They may be a bit out of line, but they are and will always be strawberries. They balance their modest fruit size with an intense aroma.


A hardy variety that protects itself against predators with thorns. Adorned with many aromatic cloudberries from June to September. It is also suitable for planting in tubs.

Alpine Yellow

It is well suited as a ground cover. Its fruits are yellow and have the typical aroma of wild berries.


The perennial plant delights with many delicious fruits in the first year. The harvest extends throughout the summer. The small berries have a wonderful taste. In France they are also often served in a glass of champagne.

pink panda

This strawberry variety owes its name to the color of its flowers. Several plants form a pink carpet of flowers due to their flat growth. The medium-sized berries are delicious and ideal for fresh consumption.


Although it blooms profusely, the fruit set is small. Other strawberry varieties in the neighborhood boost the harvest. The berries are sweet and aromatic.

forest queen

The real forest berry is frost hardy, robust and relatively easy to care for. It is everbearing with small aromatic berries.

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