- Put the seeds still in the package in the fridge for 2 – 4 weeks. Let the seeds slowly acclimate for a couple of days to room temperature before sowing. Start with sowing indoors or under protection of glass from the end of February.
- Sow in seed trays filled with moist and loosened potting soil. When planting you need to prepare the soil mix: 3 parts sand mix with 5 parts of compost. The mixture should be heated in oven for 3-4 hours, at t=200-210°F (90-100℃). In the prepared mixture carefully planted seed mixed with sand.
- Cover the seeds with a very thin layer of soil, because alpine strawberries are light germinators.
- Place the seed trays on a spot with some shade and keep moist.
- Remove the lid when the seedlings emerge. Thin the seedlings out to 3′-4′ ( 7 – 10 cm) apart, when they’ve their second set of true leaves.
- Harden the seedlings of in the beginning of May. Put them outdoors during the day for about 10 days. Put them indoors during the night. After this period you can plant your seedlings outdoors on a sunny plot with free draining soil.
- Planting strawberries in the garden or at home in the backyard, you will be able to collect the berries, starting from early summer to late fall.