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Shuksan Strawberries

Shuksan Strawberry

Shuksan Strawberry

Shuksan Strawberry

Shuksan Strawberry

Shuksan strawberries are named after Mt. Shuksan, a notable peak located in Washington state.  This variety is easy to grow and perfect for containers.  Shuksan strawberries are cold hardy, disease resistant and forgiving when planted in areas with less than perfect drainage. They product huge, sweet berries that are excellent for making preserves and jam, freezing or eating fresh.

Sun Exposure

  • full sun (six to eight hours)

Soil pH

  • 6.0 to 7.0

Hardiness Zones

  • 4 to 9


  • 12 inches apart
  • space rows 3-4 feet apart


  • 1 inch per week


  • prefers well-drained soil
  • high yield
  • self fertile
  • ripens in June
  • use straw mulch to keep berries clean and to deter slugs

Have you ever grown Shuksan strawberries? Please tell us about your experiences with the Shuksan strawberries.

  • Douglas J.

    Looking to buy Shuksan strawberry plants. I am living in Joao Pessoa Brazil

    • Norann O.

      I don’t know of any retail nurseries in the US that will ship bare root strawberry plants to Brazil. I suggest trying to find a local nursery near your home and ask them if they can assist you or suggest another variety that performs well in your climate.

      Good luck and let us know what happens.


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