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Can I vine strawberries on a fence?

I asked this elsewhere on site and got no reply so thought I'd come here and ask.

I have a fence around my house that is criss crossed. I wanted a vining plant to adorn the fence. My husband said if I did that why not make it useful as well. So we came upon the idea of vining strawberries along the fence. However this would be our first time doing anything like this so I thought I'd come here and see which strawberry variety will work for us? For our area they recommend the Tribute or Tristar of which I am not familiar.

Any help would be appreciated. Thanks in advance*S*

 
truetigress

Asked by truetigress at 3:03 PM on May. 23, 2011 in Home & Garden

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  • kiwi will work though if you want fruit.


    http://www.parkseed.com/gardening/PD/48664/

    jewjewbee

    Answer by jewjewbee at 3:06 PM on May. 23, 2011

  • Have you ever seen strawberries on a vine? You won't. They grow in bushels.
    _Tam_

    Answer by _Tam_ at 8:10 PM on May. 25, 2011

  • no.
    jewjewbee

    Answer by jewjewbee at 3:04 PM on May. 23, 2011

  • Strawberries aren't a vine. So that wouldn't work. Grapes vine, Kiwi vine, if you want something annual - go for Cucumbers, Cantelopes, or other vining vegetables.
    twinsplus2more

    Answer by twinsplus2more at 3:21 PM on May. 23, 2011

  • Strawberries aren't a vine
    iam4you2

    Answer by iam4you2 at 4:22 PM on May. 23, 2011

  • LOL! I learned something today because I would have said yes:)
    ceciliam

    Answer by ceciliam at 5:31 PM on May. 23, 2011

  • yeah I was thinking grapes would be good cause they do vine. Wasn't sure about the strawberries. I think hubby was thinking something else. LOL Just thought I would check though.

    You and me both ceciliam. LOL....feeling my blondeness right now.
    truetigress

    Comment by truetigress (original poster) at 6:50 PM on May. 23, 2011

  • STRAWBERRY NO
    RACINGMANIA

    Answer by RACINGMANIA at 7:42 PM on May. 23, 2011

  • grape vines will destroy your fencing over time, the trunk on a grapevine can easily reach 8 inches across in as little as 5 years. GL
    jewjewbee

    Answer by jewjewbee at 8:13 PM on May. 23, 2011

  • I have no clue, but here is a bump for you.
    cleanaturalady

    Answer by cleanaturalady at 4:16 PM on May. 24, 2011

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