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Indian Strawberry
Scientific Name: Duchesnea indica (Andr.) Focke
Synonym: Fragaria indica
Family: Rosaceae
Indian Strawberry (Duchesnea  indica)
Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. Illustrated flora of the northern states and Canada. Vol. 2: 259. Courtesy of Kentucky Native Plant Society.
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 1-24,29-43
USDA: 5-11

Sun Exposure: Full sun to shade

Origin: Eastern and southern Asia

Growth Habits: 7 inches in height (18 cm).

Watering Needs: Prefers moist shaded areas.

Propagation: Seeds, stolons, can become a little invasive

Blooming Habits:
Yellow flowers, up to 0.5 inch wide (1.25 cm), up to 0.5 inch wide (1.25 cm).

Fruiting Habits:

Yellow flowers, up to 0.8 inch wide (2 cm) from mid winter to early fall. The fruit is smaller than a true strawberry and rather dry and tasteless.

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