Selecting strawberry varieties for your home garden isn’t necessarily an easy task. In fact, it can be kind of a Rubic's Cube conondrum.
That's because there are many, many different varieties of strawberries.
But there are also 3 very different types of strawberries, each with its own set of popular varieties.
So your first task in choosing the varieties of strawberries that you’ll be growing is to understand the differences between these 3 types of strawberries.
Click on the links below to go to a page that describes each type of strawberry, and offers some suggestions for specific varieties you might want to try:
Now that you understand the differences between the different types of strawberries, you're in a better position to select your varieties.
In fact, you may have already made your selections based upon the variety recommendations I offered on those pages.
If so, I guess we're done here!
But if you're still not sure which strawberry varieties might work best for you, keep reading. There are other considerations that might help you make a decision.
Ah, decisions, decisions.
You’re interested in simply growing a few strawberry plants in your home garden, and now you have a bewildering array of choices to wade through just to figure out which varieties to grow. And to complicate the issue, not all varieties will do well in all areas.
But here are some additional points to consider which may help you to choose which type of strawberry to grow:
Of course, you don’t have to restrict yourself to just one type of strawberry, or even one variety. There’s no better way to find out how a given type/variety of strawberry will do in your area than by simply trying it.
So if you’re not terribly cramped for space, plant a variety of varieties in your garden. Become the world’s leading expert at which strawberry varieties do best in your backyard!