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Allstar Strawberry

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Item #24374, Single Plant in 4” Pot.
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A top-performing variety! This easy-care plant is very vigorous, giving you crops of large, glossy, firm berries with an exceptionally sweet taste and that perfect strawberry shape. You’ll want to plant plenty of extras for freezing or making preserves. Disease-resistant to verticillium wilt, leaf scorch, powdery mildew, red stele, and tolerates botrytis rot. Cold hardy. Ripens in June. Self-pollinating.


Bloom Color White
Fruit Color Red
Fruit Size Large
Pollination Self-Pollinating
Ripens/Harvest June
Shade/Sun Full Sun
Soil Composition Loamy
Soil Moisture Well Drained - Average Moistness
Soil pH Level 5.5 - 6.5
Taste Mild Sweet
Texture Firm
Years to Bear 1
Zone Range 4 - 8

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range 4 - 8
My Hardiness Zone ?
The USDA hardiness zones offer a guide to varieties that will grow well in certain climates. Each zone corresponds to the minimum winter temperatures experienced in a given area. Make sure that your hardiness zone lies within the zone compatability range of this variety before ordering.

Size & Spacing

Mature Size

When your plant matures, it will be approximately 12" tall x 12" wide.

Recommended Spacing

We recommend spacing these plants 12" apart to ensure room for growth.


This variety is self pollinating.

In many cases, you may still want to plant pollinating partners to increase the size of your crops, but with self-pollinating varieties doing so is optional. You'll get fruit with only one plant!

Tools & Supplies

Having the proper tools and supplies when growing your own can make the difference between a good harvest and a great harvest! Here's a list that our experts recommend for this variety.

Planting & Care

Learn all about how to grow strawberry plants in The Growing Guide. An entire section of our website dedicated to your growing success.

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Why did you choose this?
Stark Bro's Store
Virginia M on Jul 29, 2020
Wanted fresh fruit for the kids to harvest
Jennifer H on Apr 4, 2020
Virginia M on Jul 29, 2020
daniel t on Apr 8, 2020
Wanted fresh fruit for the kids to harvest
Jennifer H on Apr 4, 2020
June bearer and description of berries indicated this is a large sized berry.
Coty M on Mar 30, 2020
Pride was good for the product
Gary S on Mar 27, 2020
wanted organic produce
Debbie M on Mar 27, 2020
June bearers supposed to be best for where I live.
Robort R on Mar 14, 2020
disease resistance and vigor
Mike T on Feb 29, 2020
Look and sounds like good berrys.
leon k on Feb 29, 2020
TX Dept of Ag recommended it
Anthony O on Feb 28, 2020
Great reviews and plants are organic
Kelly S on Feb 22, 2020
It is compatible with our zone and a reasonable price,
Frederick L on Feb 22, 2020
Compatible with zone and testing variety
Mark C on Jan 14, 2020
disease resistance
John B on Jan 5, 2020
Who doesn't love a beautiful strawberry plant on their porch?
Lindday N on Sep 13, 2019
Am not familiar with this variety. Giving a try
Dorothy T on May 26, 2019
I bought them before and they did wonderful! Great tasting berries!
KATIEANN M on May 22, 2019
they got good reviews
Melissa D on May 21, 2019
buy because of the disease resistance.
KATHY S on Apr 30, 2019
Good taste. Nice size
Donald S on Mar 20, 2019
good for my area
marsha l on Mar 13, 2019
Adding new varieties; compatible with zone 4
Tom G on Mar 12, 2019
I love strawberries! And the amount I get for the price is perfect
Nicole K on Mar 7, 2019
Powdery mildew resistant
Michael H on Feb 15, 2019
I have planted this before and the berries are large and so is the crop! Very good tasting berries
ELIAS G on May 1, 2018
Disease resistance
Melissa M on Apr 21, 2018
Georgia Extension Agent recommends this variant for our zone.
Robert R on Mar 10, 2018
Summers are hot and humid here in northern Florida. I chose June bearing as Ever bearing just doesn't stand up to the heat and humidity.
JohnH on Feb 17, 2017
Recommended by our state extension publication.
Chuck M on Jan 8, 2017
I have mostly everbearing strawberries and I am missing the all at once picking in June.
Lisa P on Jan 5, 2017
I have grown these since 1988, without any problems...disease resistant, did well thru drought and heavy wet Summers, produces well- enough for jams and freezing berries for winter....withstands harsh winters....firm berry...flavorful...
SueAnn B on Jun 13, 2016
Had these for years. The added disease resistance reduces the need to spray in high humidity regions.
David L on Jun 13, 2016
I have already planted some of these and have been very pleased with the fruit. The 4-H judge has commented on how healthy the plants are.
Liesl E on Apr 26, 2016
Experience with this one in a pick-your-own operation. Best flavor of the varieties we had, and had a bright, shiny fruit that just glowed on the sale shelf.
Sara P on Apr 15, 2016
It was recommended by Kansas State University for this area.
Brad H on Mar 26, 2016
I wanted a June bearing to go with Ozark Beauty a day neutral
H Phil K on Mar 21, 2016
I chose these for my family to enjoy like I am enjoying them; not picked green and shipped and gassed. Hopefully, they will all thrive and build a berry nice patch!
kathy g on Mar 16, 2016
Starting new junebearing bed
Rex H on Feb 22, 2016
daniel t on Apr 8, 2020
June bearer and description of berries indicated this is a large sized berry.
Coty M on Mar 30, 2020
Is this variety of strawberry everbearing?
Taylor B on Apr 22, 2018
BEST ANSWER: This is a June-bearing strawberry.
what are the characteristics of loamy soil?
James K on Jan 4, 2020
BEST ANSWER: They are looser, lighter and drain faster than clay, but with more organic material and nutrients than sandy soils. Kind of in-between, best of both worlds.
Do the allstar strawberries winter well in raised beds?
Linda S on Jul 11, 2016
BEST ANSWER: They do fantastically well. Mine are in raised beds that get covered with snow
all winter with temps down to zero. They come back each year in great shape.
This the second year and we have over a half dozen gallon bags in the freezer, we have been
eating them fresh all summer and my wife has made up a dozen jars of jam as well. They
are a great strawberry as is much of what Start's sells. Ron W
How many plants per order?
Sanders M on Mar 30, 2020
BEST ANSWER: 25 They came so late they were dead along with peach trees so will not
order again
Will they grow in a pot?
Susieq on Feb 12, 2020
We love the Allstar strawberries, but we have no experience growing them in a pot, we only planted them in a row on raised beds. I will tell you that they spread out very nicely! Good luck
where are you located?
Frances R on Apr 2, 2019
BEST ANSWER: We live in mid-Michigan (lower peninsula) and are considered zone 5a,
however this winter it was more like a 4b zone. These strawberries survived
the winter before and gave us wonderful strawberries this past summer.
Its very early spring here but looking at them today they are already showing green
leaves poking above the straw covering, so I'd say they survive the winter quite well.
What variety is a good cross pollinator for the Allstar?
Mike E on Nov 29, 2018
BEST ANSWER: We have cabot planted and they seem very compatible.
If planted in March will they bear this summer?
Dale C on Mar 18, 2018
BEST ANSWER: You will get a few berries, but you're better off to pinch the flowers and let the plant give you a good crop next year. It's hard to do, but will serve you better in the long run.
When should I plant fall strawberries?
Susanna A on Aug 16, 2020
BEST ANSWER: We appreciate you reaching out to us. As it turns out, planting the first week in September allows ample time for the strawberries to establish themselves

If you have any further questions please don't hesitate to reach back out to us. Have a great day!
How to care in cold weather?
Wayne T on Jun 19, 2020
BEST ANSWER: What I do is cover them up with mulch in winter time and by early spring the come up nice and fruitful.
If I plant in August(zone 7) will I be able to
harvest next June or will I have to pinch
blooms next summer and wait until the
following year to harvest?
Maryann H on Jun 19, 2020
BEST ANSWER: We appreciate you reaching out to us. You should have a harvest next June that you can enjoy.

If you have any further questions please don't hesitate to reach back out to us. Have a great day!
Will this plant produce for a couple of years? Or is it a one time type of deal?
Wil L on Apr 10, 2020
BEST ANSWER: Strawberry plants can produce fruit for five or six years. However, after the first two years the yields will be reduced dramatically and a build-up of pests and diseases can occur. Strawberry beds are usually kept for two or three years before they're cleared and planted on new ground.
How much does each plant yield?
Barney E on Apr 8, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Much depends upon amount of sun, rain and nutrients the plants receive, but you can expect 2-4 cups of berries from each plant at maturity (2-3 years old are the biggest crops).
If I order this in October can I grow it indoors with a grow light. If so, when will it bear fruit?
Karen S on Sep 19, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Strawberry plants are mostly perennial in nature, so they do go dormant and rest prior to fruiting in the spring. You may be able to grow them indoors under a grow light, but there is no way to determine if/when it will fruit under those conditions.
Is there a strawberry that grows erect on the stem vs close to the ground?
Jane O on Aug 20, 2020

Customer Reviews

4.2 / 5.0
25 Reviews
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1 Star
Very large, no taste.
Put out very large berries in the latter half of June. They had very little taste, a big core, and when tried to leave unpicked to ripen further for taste, they start to rot. These remind me of the strawberries you get in the super market that look good but have no flavor with a big hard core. I'd give them no stars. Waste of time and money. Rick
August 10, 2016
over 5 years ago
Great Strawberry
I have had these strawberries for 5 years and they have been great producers. My zone is 5 and it gets hot and dry in the summer and they still do fabulous. Bonus is they have beautiful fall foliage.
May 7, 2016
over 6 years ago
5 stars for ALLSTAR
I live in the inland northwest in Washington state. Zone 5. I did a test garden in raised beds of 10 different strawberries types most from stark bros. ALLSTAR outdoes them all in size, flavor, freezing and canning. They bare from summer to frost where I live. Janice in Newport WA
September 28, 2016
All Star Prove to Be an All Star
My strawberry patch is approximately 15x25 feet which I cover lightly with straw for the winter. 2015 brought an up-and-down spring and I had to cover and uncover the plants three or four times because of frost danger, but when the berries started coming on, the patch produced a bumper crop which continued from late May to early July. It is May 2016 and we are still eating last year's berries from the freezer and friends and neighbors picked several quarts besides what we put up. Looking at the patch this year, we're expecting a repeat performance. We are in west central Indiana and I definitely recommend Stark Bro's All Star strawberry.
May 4, 2016
over 6 years ago
Allstar Strawberry
I love them!! They're everything I wanted big sweet and easy.
May 11, 2016
over 5 years ago
very pleased with these stawberry plants. I did not let them flower or runner the first season and that has paid off in season two. I have over a dozen strawberries on many plants and taste is excellent. Now just need to keep the squirrels out
May 22, 2016
over 5 years ago
Allstar Strawberry Review
I have always used the allstar strawberry plants. They produce very nice firm berries good for jelly, eating, deserts and pies. The are a very dependable plant and berry. . I also like the fact that they are ready to pick in June which gives me July and August to harvest other fruits and vegetables.
May 17, 2016
over 5 years ago
Prolific strawberries
I left the strawberries to grow by themselves, with a few the first year. After two years, they have spread out all over my ground and have borne multiple strawberries, so fresh my kids eat them right away. No additional pesticides are used, and they are very sweet and fresh!! I hope to let it grow more this year, and cut back the runners to put its energy into making strawberries. No more contaminated strawberries for us!!
May 14, 2016
over 6 years ago
Good sized delicious berries
I have four kinds of strawberries in raised beds. The All-star berries were the last type that I bought a year ago to complete my strawberry beds. These turned out to be some of the best berries. They were a good medium/large size and tasty.
July 20, 2017
over 4 years ago
Allstar Strawberry
23 of 25 plants have survived and are doing well. Two of the plants were pretty small with a limited root system, I didn't hold out much hope for them but I've been surprised before.
May 9, 2016
over 4 years ago