Pineberry 'White Dream'

6 × 9cm pots £47.94 £23.97
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9cm pot £7.99
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Buy Pineberry 'White Dream' pineberry White Dream: The juicy and sweet fruits are a taste sensation

  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: any soil
  • Rate of growth: fast-growing
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    During the last summer, a well-known supermarket was selling these delicious and unusual fruits for around 25-30p per berry - and they were still in big demand! Now that the plants are available (they have only recently been released onto the market) you can grow your own. The juicy and sweet fruits are a taste sensation - just like strawberries but with the flavour of pineapple. It is the result of a cross between two different strawberry plants, one from South America and the other from North America. It flowers in May, and then the fruits appear, green at first but then ripening to white with deep red seeds. Ready to harvest in June, the fruits are rarely eaten by the birds as they do not think they look ripe, so you usually will not need to net them.

  • Garden care: It prefers a sunny spot. In winter, protect the crowns with straw or glass.

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Would recommend

5

Plant was dispatched after 2 weeks like I was advised. It arrived within a few days of being dispatched. The plant itself looks healthy, nice bright strong green leaves, a good size and strong roots. It was packaged extremely carefully meaning it arrived in perfect condition and the soil was damp so it didn't suffer in the hot weather! It's all repotted now so fingers crossed for lots of yummy berries! I already have a pineberry which is currently flowering and can already see buds on this one!

Kat

Warwickshire

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Not sure I would buy again

2

Looked forward to trying this and, although it thrived and put out loads of runners, no fruit appeared

pamit

Essex

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Never got any strawberries

1

A poor novelty variety not worth growing

J

North Somerset

Disappointing

1

The plants were well packaged and healthy when they arrived. I had ordered them as part of a project that I was completing with my class of Y3 primary pupils. We planted them in the school garden and they were well tended by enthusiastic, budding gardeners. Sadly no fruit was produced.

Bilbo

East Yorkshire

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Hasn't grown any fruit

2

Hi I've had this plant for over a year and unfortunately it hasn't produced any fruit. I'm sure it's my fault and I haven't done something right! If anyone has any tips please share! However, it is a beautiful plant with lovely white flowers!

sb

London

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does it self-polinate?

Ida

Hello there For the a good crop of pineberries it is best to have a normal strawberry plant nearby for pollination purposes. Hope this helps.

I bought white dream plants from you,planted as instructed one in greenhouse and two outside. They have all grown very strong plants but no fruit,just3 tiny pink lumps pretending to be fruit! They have all dozens of trailing stalks (with roots) a few of which I have potted up. Would these take the strength from the plants and stop them fruiting ? They all look very healthy otherwise

loveflowers

Hello, It is quite possible that the plants are concentrating their energies on producing leafy growth rather than fruit - particularly if you are using a fertiliser that is rich in nitrogen. If you want to push them into fruit production, then you should be feeding them with a high potash fertiliser such as Tomorite.

Helen

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