Fragaria moschata
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Fragaria moschata

musk strawberry

  family rosaceae 
  genus fragaria 

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Genus  Fragaria Species  moschata Variety  Cultivar  Common names  musk strawberry   hautbois   Moschuserdbeere Family  ROSACEAE Specimen number  S10380 Data source  UnFruit pp147-160
Life cycle
Life form  Terrestrial Life cycle  Herbaceous perennial Life span  3 - 10 years Annual cycle  Not applicable Stature  Groundcover Growth form  Not applicable Growth habit  Various Overall height    Overall spread   
Sunshine  Various Water  Various Optimal soil texture  Various Acceptable soil pH  Various USDA hardiness  USDA zones 05a-10b AHS heat zones  Not classified Sunset climate zones  Not classified
Suitable for gardens  no Nursery  Unknown Compost  no Size at acquisition  Unknown Garden location  Unknown Garden notes  Fragaria moschata can survive cold winters where the average annual low is -20� Fahrenheit. Fragaria moschata is known as hautbois in French and Moschuserdbeere in German.
Special qualities
Tolerates drought  no Tolerates high humidity  no Tolerates seaside conditions  no Insect resistant  no Disease resistant  no Deer resistant  no Best uses    Symbiosis  Attracts butterflies  no Attracts hummingbirds  no Autumn foliage  no Colorful berries  no Desirable qualities    Other interest    Other interest color  Other interest period   
Adverse factors
Common pests  Poisonous parts  Poisonous indications  Internal poison  no Dermatologic poison  no Livestock poison  no Mechanical injury  no Hay fever pollen    Hay fever season    Adverse qualities   
Herbal medicine
Medicinal properties  Medicinal parts  Has medicinal uses  no Do not self-administer  no Do no use if pregnant  no Legally restricted  no Toxicity precautions  Medicinal notes  It has mixed flavors of strawberry, raspberry and pineapple. Fragaria moschata is most frequently used fresh.
Traditional uses
Parts used  Traditional uses  Contemporary uses  Fragrance  Fragrance parts  Fragrance intensity    Fragrance category    Dye parts  Dye color 
Propagule  Various Pollination method  Self fertile Planting style  Beds Crop spacing  6" - 1' Row spacing    Cold frame  Planting period    Harvesting period  Mar 01 - May 31 Frost tolerance    Heat requirement    Fertilizer  Nitrogen Time to harvest 
Is edible  yes Culinary uses  Fresh Nutritional value  Edible parts  Fruit Description of edible parts Flavor / texture  has mixed flavors of strawberry, raspberry and pineapple
Horticulture notes  No special fertilization is necessary for Fragaria moschata to produce fruit. Typical crop spacing is 6". Nitrogen is required for optimal growth. Harvesting can begin in March and continue through May.
Tag needs printing  no Collection notes  Fragaria moschata is an herbaceous perennial.

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Last reviewed November 01, 2004   


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