|Strawberry growing Manual Available|
thrown away is emerging as a produce in demand.
Harvesting of strawberry fruits starts 2½months - 3months after planting. Thinning to 2- 3 splits per crown should be done every 7 months to allow rejuvenation and increase strawberry yields. Runners and old leaves are removed in strawberries gardening and this practice is called pruning or stripping. Flowering is continuous with adequate watering.The lifespan of the crop is 3 years.During the gardening period foliar feeds may be applied to boost the yields. Rooting media or enzymes like plantone, azatone etc may enhance strawberry plant establishment. Get the cuttings and tie the top end, then dip strawberries into the solution of enzyme for 42 hrs. Put fertile soil into plastic bags and plant the cuttings ensuring two nodes are below the soil level, then water frequently.Seeking knowledge on gardening of strawberries is a necessary step during the planning period. Training on strawberry gardening is highly recommended for all serious visionary agribusinesses, as a mistake made cannot be corrected before 3 yrs are over . Strawberry cultivation is an expanding industry in Kenya with a great potential for growth. Training on cultivation of the crop is available. Contact our agriculture professionals at firstname.lastname@example.org .