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Cultural and Environmental - Strawberries

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Frost/Freeze damage

Photo: Gerald Holmes, Ca Polytechnic
State University at San Luis Obispo,

Late freeze damage to plants

Photo: Mariusz Sobieski,

Frost damage to flowers


Photo: Mariusz Sobieski,

Frost damaged flower

Strawberry foliage, crowns, and flowers are very vulnerable and prone to damage during periods of temperature fluctuations in late winter early spring. See "overwintering" for information on protecting strawberries during this time period. 

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