When to winterize strawberries

Asked December 4, 2018, 8:29 PM EST

I'm in zone 6B, zip code 49117. When should I rake and mulch (straw) my 2018 strawberry plants? I leave for FL on 12/18. I get back about mid April. When do I remove the straw mulch?

Berrien County Michigan winterize beds

1 Response

While the links below address professional growers, the same information applies to the home gardener re. when to apply or remove mulch from strawberry plants.