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Soil-Grown Strawberry

Soil-Grown Strawberry

Precio habitual $3.19 USD
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The strawberry, scientifically known as Fragaria 脳 ananassa, is a widely beloved fruit known for its bright red color, juicy texture, and sweet flavor with a slight tang. This fruit belongs to the Rosaceae family, which also includes roses, apples, and cherries.

Characteristics

  • Appearance: Strawberries are heart-shaped with a red flesh that has a soft, yet slightly firm texture. The surface of the fruit is dotted with tiny, edible seeds. The top of the fruit has a green leafy cap and stem.
  • Size: Typically, strawberries are about 1 to 3 inches in diameter, although the size can vary depending on the variety and growing conditions.
  • Flavor: The taste of strawberries is often described as sweet with a mild acidity, which is why they are popular both fresh and in prepared foods.

Cultivation

Strawberries are grown globally but they thrive best in temperate climates. They are perennial plants and are often grown as annuals in commercial production. The plants are typically grown from runners and are highly susceptible to frost and extreme heat.

Nutritional Value

Strawberries are low in calories but high in vitamins C and K, fiber, folic acid, and manganese. They are also rich in antioxidants known as polyphenols, making them a healthy choice for a diet.

Uses

Strawberries are versatile in culinary use. They can be eaten fresh, and are also commonly used in a variety of dishes, including desserts, salads, and sauces. They are also processed into jams, jellies, and syrups. Besides their culinary uses, strawberries are also used in cosmetics and skin care products for their aroma and acidity, which can provide brightening effects.

Varieties

There are numerous varieties of strawberries, which vary in flavor, size, and texture. Some are better suited for fresh consumption, while others are developed for transport durability or for better yield in specific climates.

Strawberries continue to be a favorite around the world not only for their delightful taste but also for their nutritional benefits and their vibrant, inviting appearance.

Nutrient Farm Fruit is produced with the highest levels of farming stewardship.

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