Double Bonus: Strawberries & Flowers
The gourmet strawberry market in North America continues to grow for Dutch-based ABZ Seeds, which unveiled a new strawberry with deep pink flowers for bedding plant growers in ‘Frisan.’
Ge Bentvelsen, ABZ Seeds director, shared the details on ‘Frisan,’ which joins five other strawberries in ABZ Seeds’ Hanging Basket series. This particular variety is a vigorous one and has a trailing habit. Growers who sow ‘Frisan’ in January should see fruit on their plants within three to five months.
“These are directly from seed,” Bentvelsen says. “You can treat strawberries as an annual. There is a general market trend with them and people like to grow their produce at home.”
ABZ Seeds also offers three strawberry varieties in its Early & Compact series, including a white, a pink and a deep rose.
Learn more about ABZ Seeds online at www.abz-strawberry.nl.