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PostPosted: Mon Jun 25, 2012 4:58 pm    Post subject: Old strawberry plants... Reply with quote

Hi folks i have 4 old strawberry plants in pots the only produce tiny berriesz 1 or 2 i understand the go straggly after a couple of years i repotted them last year no improvement i have bought new ones they are running and i have them tied into pots can i rejuvinate the old plants in any way or do i just dispose of them into the compost heap i don,t like to waste anything thats why i,m asking.. thanks in advance for any helps or tips on growing them would be appreciated. Also can i pin every runner from a parent plant?
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 25, 2012 9:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

i suggest compost the older plants. and yes you can pin each new runner you should have a lot of new plants for next season.
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 26, 2012 12:05 pm    Post subject: reply Reply with quote

Greengage wrote:
i suggest compost the older plants. and yes you can pin each new runner you should have a lot of new plants for next season.


cheers can you tell me then do i discard of the parent plants i have this year when the winter arrives?

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 26, 2012 6:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I would if they were mine.
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