Which Strawberry Plants Are Everbearing? (12 To Know About)


Home-grown strawberries straight from your home garden are delicious – but sometimes it seems like the harvest season is not long enough!  Luckily, there are some strawberry varieties that are everbearing (which means that they produce two crops: one in summer and one in fall!)

So, which strawberry plants are everbearing?  Everbearing strawberry plants include: Albion, Charlotte, Eversweet, Festival, Fort Laramie, Ogallala, Ozark Beauty, Quinault, Seascape, Tribute, Tristar, and White Pineberry. Dates for 1st & 2nd harvest differs between varieties, so if you choose wisely you can get strawberries for months in row!

Of course, everbearing strawberry plants still need the same care as any other strawberry plant.

In this article, we’ll talk about some everbearing strawberry plants that you can try planting to get a longer harvest season this year.  We’ll also give some details on these strawberry plants, such as where they can survive and how big they can get.

Let’s get started.

Which Strawberry Plants Are Everbearing?

Although some strawberry plants only produce fruit once (in the summer), there are some varieties that produce fruit twice (one in summer and again in fall).

ripening strawberries
Everbearing strawberry plants can produce twice: once in spring or early summer, and again in late summer or early fall. Some produce from spring to frost!

Everbearing strawberry varieties include:

  • Albion
  • Charlotte
  • Eversweet
  • Festival
  • Fort Laramie
  • Ogallala
  • Ozark Beauty
  • Quinault
  • Seascape
  • Tribute
  • Tristar
  • White Pineberry
strawberry flower
Some strawberry plants flower and fruit earlier in the year than others.

The table below gives a summary of these everbearing strawberry varieties at a glance:

Strawberry
Variety
USDA
Zones
Albion4-8
Charlotte3-8
Eversweet5-8
Festival9-11
Fort
Laramie
3-7
Ogallala3-8
Ozark
Beauty
4-8
Quinault4-8
Seascape4-8
Tribute5-8
Tristar4-8
White
Pineberry
4-8
This table summarizes 12
everbearing strawberry
varieties and their USDA
cold hardiness zones.

Below, you can find more detailed descriptions for each of these varieties of everbearing strawberries.

strawberry plant
Depending on the variety, everbearing strawberry plants may be extremely cold-hardy (USDA Zone 3) or cold-sensitive (USDA Zone 9).

Albion

This everbearing strawberry variety produces large, sweet, deep red fruit!  Albion is disease-resistant and able to grow in USDA Plant Hardiness Zones 4 to 8.

An Albion strawberry plant produces 1 to 3 pints of fruit.  They are self-pollinating, and they bear fruit from May to August!

However, according to Nourse Farms, Albion strawberry plants will need more water and nutrients than other everbearing varieties.

You can learn more about Albion strawberry plants from Gurney’s.

Charlotte

This everbearing strawberry variety from France produces large, sweet, red fruit!  Charlotte is vigorous and produces well in heat – and it also able to grow in USDA Plant Hardiness Zones 3 to 8.

A Charlotte strawberry plant is self-pollinating, and it will flower and bear fruit from June until fall!

According to Spring Hill Nursery, Charlotte strawberry plants will spread out to a width of 20 to 25 inches, making them a great choice for edible landscaping.

You can learn more about Charlotte strawberry plants from Gurney’s.

Eversweet

This everbearing strawberry variety (bred for the southeast U.S.) produces large, deep red fruit!  Eversweet is heat-tolerant, tolerating heat over 100 degrees Fahrenheit.  The drawback is that it is not so cold hardy – it does best in USDA Plant Hardiness Zones 5 to 8.

An Eversweet strawberry plant is self-pollinating, disease-resistant, and will produce two crops: a large crop in early summer and then more berries through fall.

According to Stark Brothers, these cone-shaped strawberries are perfect for patio gardens – and the plants can produce in their first year!

You can learn more about Eversweet strawberry plants from Gurney’s.

Festival

This everbearing strawberry variety produces firm and flavorful red fruit!  Festival is heat-tolerant, bred for warmer southern climates.  The drawback is that it is not cold hardy at all – it does best in USDA Plant Hardiness Zones 9 to 11.

A Festival strawberry plant is self-pollinating, high-yielding, and will produce fruit throughout the summer.

According to Burgess, these cone-shaped strawberries also resist fungal diseases – and the plants can produce even with fewer daylight hours!

You can learn more about Festival strawberry plants from Gurney’s.

Fort Laramie

This everbearing strawberry variety produces large, juicy, bright red fruit!  Fort Laramie is cold-tolerant, bred for colder northern climates.  It does best in USDA Plant Hardiness Zones 3 to 7.

A Fort Laramie strawberry plant is self-pollinating and will send out lots of runners.  It will produce fruit throughout the summer.

According to Degroot, these bright red strawberries are one of the cold-hardiest varieties available.

You can learn more about Fort Laramie strawberry plants from Gurney’s.

Ogallala

This everbearing strawberry variety was developed by the USDA and University of Nebraska.  It produces large, deep red fruit!  Ogallala is also cold-tolerant, and it does best in USDA Plant Hardiness Zones 3 to 8.

An Ogallala strawberry plant is self-pollinating and drought resistant.  It will produce fruit from June through September.

According to Burgess, these deep red strawberries combine the flavor of wild strawberries with the everbearing habit of domestic ones.

You can learn more about Ogallala strawberry plants from McKay Nursery.

Ozark Beauty

This everbearing strawberry variety produces sweet, juicy, bright red fruit!  Ozark Beauty is cold-tolerant, and it does best in USDA Plant Hardiness Zones 4 to 8.

An Ozark Beauty strawberry plant is self-pollinating and prolific, producing lots of fruit for the space it takes up.  It will produce a large batch of fruit in early summer, and then more throughout the rest of summer.

According to Stark Brothers, these bright red strawberries can also work as a ground cover to keep weeds at bay.

You can learn more about Ozark Beauty strawberry plants from Gurney’s.

Quinault

This everbearing strawberry variety (developed by Washington State University) produces large, soft, sweet, red fruit!  Quinault is cold-tolerant, and it does best in USDA Plant Hardiness Zones 4 to 8.

A Quinault strawberry plant is self-pollinating and grows well in the Pacific Northwest and Midwestern U.S.   It also has high disease resistance.  It will produce a large batch of fruit in spring and again later in the summer.

According to Degroot, Quinault strawberry plants are good for container gardening.

You can learn more about Quinault strawberry plants from Gurney’s.

Seascape

This everbearing strawberry variety produces 2 ounce, bright red fruit!  Seascape is cold-tolerant, and it does best in USDA Plant Hardiness Zones 4 to 8.

A Seascape strawberry plant is self-pollinating and boasts high yields.  It will produce fruit from spring to fall!

According to Nourse Farms, Seascape strawberry plants were developed by the University of California in 1992.

You can learn more about Seascape strawberry plants from Gurney’s.

Tribute

This everbearing strawberry variety (developed by the University of Maryland) produces plump, flavorful red fruit!  Tribute is cold-tolerant, and it does best in USDA Plant Hardiness Zones 5 to 8.

A Tribute strawberry plant is self-pollinating and boasts good disease resistance.  It will produce fruit from summer to first frost!

According to McKay Nursery, Tribute strawberry plants are a favorite for both residential and commercial growers.

You can learn more about Tribute strawberry plants from Stark Brothers.

Tristar

This everbearing strawberry variety produces medium, sweet, red fruit!  Tristar is cold-tolerant, and it does best in USDA Plant Hardiness Zones 4 to 8.

A Tristar strawberry plant is self-pollinating and boasts good disease resistance.  It will produce fruit in early spring, a light crop during summer heat, and larger berries in fall.

According to McKay Nursery, Tristar strawberry plants are ideal for containers due to their small root systems.

You can learn more about Tristar strawberry plants from Stark Brothers.

White Pineberry

This everbearing strawberry variety has a totally different look – it produces white fruit with red seeds!  White Pineberry is cold-tolerant, and it does best in USDA Plant Hardiness Zones 4 to 8.

A White Pineberry strawberry plant is self-pollinating and boasts unique, aromatic berries.  It will produce fruit from spring until frost!

According to Fast Growing Trees, White Pineberry strawberries have a sweet but tart flavor that is similar to pineapple.

You can learn more about White Pineberry strawberry plants from Stark Brothers.

Conclusion

Now you have a good list of everbearing strawberry varieties you can try growing.  You also have some information on where they grow, so you can choose varieties that work for your location.

You might also want to check out some everbearing raspberry varieties.

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