frost damage on strawberry plants

Strawberry foliage exhibiting cold and wind injury
Gerald Holmes, Strawberry Center, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo,

Updated: July 18, 2022

Frost/Freeze damage

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