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Strawberries one of the most popular fruits of the community because of its red color is burning, it tastes fresh sweet acid, and its benefits are abundant. Strawberries are not only delicious to enjoy directly, but the processed products are in great demand by the public.
In addition, strawberry fruit is also useful as a medicine and beauty ingredients. That said, consuming 8 strawberries every day can prevent the growth of various diseases in our body. With so many benefits and usefulness, it is no wonder if many strawberry plants are cultivated. How to cultivate strawberries there are two kinds namely:
Generatif is through seeding done by buying seeds in the farm shop, then soaked in water for one night. The floating seed should be removed, after which the seeds in the bottom of the water are taken to be dried by means of diangin-aired. Seeds or seeds in the above planting medium that has been in the mixture of soil, sand and manure (compost) with a ratio of 1: 1: 1 evenly and closed thin with soil.
The seeds are watered every day. The seeds that have sprouted and spawned 2 leaves along the length of 2 cm are ready to be moved to wean beds. With the distance between seeds about 3cm. Strawberry seeds should be shaded with clear plastic and fertilized leaves. After reaching a height of 10 cm and has grown the seeds of strawberry plants ready to be moved into the garden.
Another way to plant strawberries is by stolon. Stolon is a vine that comes out of plants and there are saplings. Poultry from the stolon is then used as a seed. Planting strawberries by way of stolon should be selected stolon that already has a petiole and prospective roots. Leaf stalk at least 5 cm, while the root candidate has seen some fruit.
Stolon is grown on polybags with a diameter of 14 cm and a height of 15 cm with a planting medium of soil, sand and manure with a ratio of 1: 1: 1. Stolon that has had enough roots, began to be removed from its mother by cutting it. Seedlings that have grown to reach 10 cm and leafy, ready to be planted or moved in the garden.
That's a review of how to grow strawberries. May be useful.