strawberries

Asked October 18, 2020, 10:33 AM EDT

When is the best time to cover the strawberries plants with straw for the winter?

St. Clair County Michigan

1 Response

Hello,

It’s usually late November or early December but it is dependent on temperatures and if the plant is fully dormant. The following links will give you detailed information.

The following links will give you detailed information.

https://www.canr.msu.edu/news/strawberry_mulching_time_has_arrived

https://www.purdue.edu/hla/sites/yardandgarden/winterizing-strawberry-plants/

When to remove mulch.

https://www.canr.msu.edu/news/strawberry_mulch_removal_time

I hope this helps you out!