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The strawberry season in the UK starts half a month late

Published May 27, 2024

Tridge summary

Strawberry season in Britain is expected to start 15 days late due to colder and dreary weather in March. The first crop is scheduled for the end of May. Despite the delayed start, the crop is expected to be large and juicy, with plants strengthened by the stunted growth and advances in strawberry growing techniques ensuring production covers domestic market demand from May to October.
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Colder and dreary than usual weather with just 95.2 hours of sunshine in March slowed the development of strawberries in Britain, local media reported, citing statements from growers. According to them, the strawberry season this year will start about 15 days late, with the picking of the first crop scheduled for the end of May. The producers point out that the strawberries will be large and juicy. The weather has not damaged the crop and the stunted growth has strengthened the plants and increased the ...
Source: Sinor
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