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Description

Enjoy fruit and a protective ground cover. In addition to keeping weeds at bay, this everbearer produces wave after wave of sweet, delicious, scarlet-red strawberries. In our test plots, this is one of the hardiest, most vigorous, heaviest-producing everbearing strawberries. Cold hardy. Ripens in early summer and continues to fruit until first frost. Self-pollinating.

Characteristics

Bloom Color White
Fruit Color Red
Fruit Size Large
Pollination Self-pollinating
Ripens/Harvest Summer To First Frost
Shade/Sun Full Sun
Soil Composition Loamy
Soil Moisture Well Drained - Average Moistness
Soil pH Level 5.5 - 6.5
Taste 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.

Recommended Pollinators

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!

Related Assortments

This item is also available in these money saving assortments.

We bundle many of our popular products in assortments with other items that compliment each other. Plus, when you purchase an assortment, you save money compared to buying each item individually!

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
Already have good experience with this product
Jeff F on Jun 8, 2017
This one has been a reliable variety for me for years. Plus, I live right in the heart of the Ozark Mountains. Gotta stay loyal, you know.
Mike S on May 5, 2017
Already have good experience with this product
Jeff F on Jun 8, 2017
Ozark Beauty Strawberries are Fabulous. I have grown them before in an 8x8 bed . 2nd year I was picking 1 GALLON every other day. An excellent pick. I suggest using 4' bed width so you can pick them easier.
Wade C on May 30, 2017
This one has been a reliable variety for me for years. Plus, I live right in the heart of the Ozark Mountains. Gotta stay loyal, you know.
Mike S on May 5, 2017
I have had Ozark Beauties in the past, and liked them a lot for their flavor, ease of growing in my area, and hardiness. Temperatures are extreme in Central Vermont, and they have always held up to that challenge.
Gale H on Apr 28, 2017
We have had these plants before, and they did very well. We replace our plants every three years, and wanted to have the same kind of everbearers.
Phyllis B on Apr 27, 2017
Last all year; cannot beat that :)
Mihail R on Apr 8, 2017
Have grown these before at a previous house and liked them.
Janet J on Apr 4, 2017
It worked well in my area. It sounded very close to what my grandparents used to grow. They didn't get huge. I didn't want huge berries because there is no flavor.
KYLEE D on Mar 31, 2017
I wanted a zone 4 berry that gave fruit all summer
Sarah R on Mar 25, 2017
Best variety for my area. I have good history with Ozark.
LARRY R on Mar 13, 2017
good quality berry, cold hardy plants,
Ruth I on Mar 9, 2017
We like a sweet berry and one that bears more than 30 days.
Daunis B on Mar 8, 2017
Rebuilding strawberry beds
CHRISTOPHER H on Mar 4, 2017
I know this variety and it produces well in my area
Barry B on Nov 16, 2016
have had them in the past and did very well.
Marjory B on Nov 11, 2016
Wanted everbearing strawberry, currenty have June bearing which do not produce enough berry for 88 yr old mother cereal
SueAnn N on Nov 6, 2016
Great tasting!
Andrea D on Oct 9, 2016
Because I love strawberries and these seem to produce well for my state
Deborah P on Sep 19, 2016
Many of these hardy plants survived my strawberry patch going fallow or wild for two years. We transplanted the survivors and need to add new plants to the now raised beds. They produced heavily with sweet juicy berries that were hard for both people and wildlife to resist!
Christina G on Jul 24, 2016
bought some a few years ago and love them
james j on Jun 20, 2016
Prolonged production
Pam B on Jun 9, 2016
Recommended by relative
Barry H on Jun 5, 2016
I've grown them before and they're a great variety of strawberry.
Tatum P on Jun 3, 2016
Rated as a great-tasting and prolific everbearing strawberry. It lived to its reputation, bearing to frost last year, and filling the two beds nicely. This spring the plants have been bearing beautifully!
Stephen M on Jun 3, 2016
I saw it from a close friend and it is so pretty, that's why I want to try it.
jesus g on May 31, 2016
I asked the grower at my farmers market what variety they sold, and they said Ozark Beauty. I also saw this variety at my local nursery. So when I was shopping for fruit trees and I saw that Stark Bros. also carried this variety, I had to get them. They are performing magnificently. I am currently picking over a pound a day.
KARLA U on May 29, 2016
A friend had Ozark Beauty Strawberries a number of years ago. I would like to see if I can grow them.
Keith W on May 23, 2016
We have lots of strawberry varieties, but one that starts ripening mid-summer and keeps going until frost?! Yes, please!
Ben C on May 21, 2016
berries and ground-cover....what a great combo!
Joan L on May 15, 2016
plants produce all summer.
Leonard R on May 14, 2016
previously purchased excellent results
ROBERT P on May 13, 2016
because I don't want my family to starve...in style.
Lisa A on May 12, 2016
Adding to existing Ozarks
LEE S on May 11, 2016
I have these and I love them.
susan y on May 11, 2016
They are ever everbearing and high production. I have these already established and love them.
David C on May 9, 2016
Good ever bearing strawberry
Connie B on May 6, 2016
Great price of a proven winner strawberry, from a GREAT company that I have bought from before many times with very good results.
Denis Q on May 5, 2016
have had these before enjoyed them very much real sweet berry
ernest R on May 5, 2016
You should see how perfect our berries were from the first Ozarks we ordered two years ago! These are the best things! Anyway, some old ones (don't know the name, but not ever-bearing) that my husband moved with us didn't do well at all, so naturally, more Ozarks.
Eric and Olivia B on May 4, 2016
Used before with success. Everbarrying
JOHN A W on Apr 27, 2016
They are soo delicious
KELLEY W on Apr 18, 2016
I have grown these strawberries for many years. I have lived S.E. TN. For a while. 12 yrs. In the valley and 22 on the mountain and they produced really well both spots.
THOMAS J on Apr 18, 2016
I have a 5'x8' raised bed prepared for this. I wanted a disease resistant ever bearing variety. Ever bearing plants produce fewer new starts. That is good for my small raised bed. This variety was also one of the ones recommended by the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension.
Leonard T on Apr 18, 2016
Cold hearty and self pollinating. I hope it does well in my South Dakota garden.
Steven H on Apr 17, 2016
Continued producer and great flavor.
KEN R on Apr 13, 2016
Recommended by a friend as a good and reliable variety for Alaska.
Walter C on Apr 11, 2016
makes outstanding strawberry preserves. Has the real old time flavor like strawberry jam used to be.
DIANA R on Apr 3, 2016
It was recommended by Kansas State University for this area.
Brad H on Mar 26, 2016
I already enjoy the honeoyes (have for years) but I'm buying these to have a few berries thru season...my expectations of day-neutrals are, by experience, realistically low: if you want abundance, get june-bearers
Paul R on Mar 24, 2016
I wanted a day neutral and a June bearing, this is the best day neutral
H Phil K on Mar 21, 2016
Ozark Beauty Strawberries are Fabulous. I have grown them before in an 8x8 bed . 2nd year I was picking 1 GALLON every other day. An excellent pick. I suggest using 4' bed width so you can pick them easier.
Wade C on May 30, 2017
I have had Ozark Beauties in the past, and liked them a lot for their flavor, ease of growing in my area, and hardiness. Temperatures are extreme in Central Vermont, and they have always held up to that challenge.
Gale H on Apr 28, 2017
Do strawberries return every year or do they have be planted annually?
RK in Iowa on May 3, 2016
BEST ANSWER: This information varies depending on variety, but a general rule is that the most plentiful crops occur on plants that are 2-4 years old. As your strawberry plants grow they will put out runners to spread and grow into new plants. Every other year or so pluck some of these baby plants and transfer them into a newly prepared bed. These plants will grow and begin producing heavily by the time your original plants start to dwindle in production (2-3 years later). Then sacrifice the originals and prepare the bed to receive the third generation of plants from runners of your second bed. Alternating back and forth every 2-3 years or so will always ensure 1 bed is always at peak production.
will Ozark Beauty plants set out in April produce berries this fall?
Tracy on Mar 7, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Yes, they will set fruit long before that; but I pinched a good deal of it off so the plants could focus their energy on growing strong for the winter. I did keep some for snacking later in the season, though. They were wonderful producers in their first year.
Do my strawberry plants need protection from the winter elements?
Toni R on Jun 13, 2016
BEST ANSWER: I am from MN in a zone 3 and I do not protect my plants. If you are concerned you can always cover themy with straw in late fall and pull it off in early spring. I personally would not do this though as it may encourage fungal disease. Our temps here get to -40 and my plants come back beautifully every year!
How do you plant strawberries?
Bev L on May 22, 2016
BEST ANSWER: They are very easy to plant. I plant mine in little two gallon pots which I keep
on my patio. They produce lots of great ripe berries all summer.
You can also simply prepare a bed and stick them in there. as well. Truth be told, they are very easy to grow. You just stick them in the soil - pots or beds - water and soon the leaves will come out. The hard part is getting to the ripe berries before your backyard wildlife does. They like strawberries even more than you do.
Can I plant these strawberries in my garden in southern maine this September and have berries next summer, 2017?
Thanks
Diane
Fotini on Jul 30, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Thank you for your question. The happy answer is, "yes!" It is actually best to plant strawberries in the fall, as they develop a strong root system that gets them off to a great head start the following spring. Keep us posted on your progress.
When do newly planted strawberries produce ?
Dan F on Apr 30, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Small crop if you get them in early, and keep clipping any runners. You can let the runners develop at the end of the season when you've had enough berries. The energy that goes into the runners takes away from fruit production, so best to choose one or the other.
Should you pick off blooms the first Year for everbearing strawberries?
Jackie B on Feb 23, 2017
BEST ANSWER: It's best to, at least, pick off the first blooms in order to allow your plants to get established; and, you will have much larger better berries. It's heart breaking; but, you won't regret it.
Which Strawberrys make the best jam?
Jan H on Nov 3, 2016
BEST ANSWER: So I feel like any strawberry can make an excellent jam. All you need is strawberry, sugar, and pectin.

My bigger concern with jam is making sure there are enough berries all at one time to make the jam happen. It takes a decent pile of berries. If you are working with a single bed of 4x12 or smaller and jam is your biggest concern, you probably need June bearing berries. If you have a couple hundred square feet that you can ground cover, nothing (in my opinion) is better than the Ozark Beauty for anything--including jam.

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We received healthy, robust plants (with a few extras added). After doing the required blossom removal the first year, we have had endless crops from these plants--one does have to take measures to protect the ripening berries from the birds, chipmunks and other critters by using netting. (We learned that the hard way.) The runners that each plant sends out must be planted in a new bed, thus a continuous source of plants bearing fruit.
The berries are quite large and a little tart, which makes them delicious in any dessert requiring sugar. Mine usually are devoured daily in yogurt, cereal, etc.

This is an easy variety to grow, thankfully. I'm not an expert gardener. I hardily recommend the Ozark Beauty.
May 7, 2016
Purchased
over 3 years ago
Response from Stark Bro's
Thank you for the feedback. We are so Happy you are pleased.
July 13, 2017
Tiffany BStaff
Great Strawberry!
I planted the Ozark Beauty Strawberries in a raised bed in my SE GA garden last year and they are growing great. The plants quickly filled in the raised bed last year, survived a couples of freezes under a row cover, and quickly recovered this spring. This is my first harvest and the strawberries have been plentiful. The best part - they are very tasty!
April 24, 2016
Great strawberry for a home garden
Ozark Beauty is a wonderfully rich flavored small berry. This is true strawberry flavor - the way nature intended us to perceive strawberries. Though they do make runners, I have found Ozark Beauty to be more manageable than many other varieties. These are very delicate fruits though: pick with care as they bruise very easily and eat as close to immediately as you can manage (as if that would be a problem). When picking, it is best to use a large bowl to prevent damaging the tender fruit. Ozark Beauty is an ever bearing variety, but truthfully, most of your crop will arrive in June with the occasional berry appearing later in the season.
May 25, 2016
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Love this strawberry
I am an very amateur strawberry grower and have a slope next to my horse barn that they grow on. This strawberry grows excellent with absolutely amazing large berries that taste wonderful! It also has very large ground covering foliage that helps keep out weeds. My strawberry patch receives minimal maintenance and these strawberries thrive.
May 10, 2016
Ozark Beauty Strawberry
This is the only real forever strawberry I have ever seen. They are huge and tasty. If I had more room I would buy more Ozarks! Maybe I should find more room.
May 14, 2016
Purchased
over 3 years ago
ozark beauty strawberry
I have these for several years. They produce a lot of berries all the way into November for me.
May 10, 2016
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Wonderful!
Just this week we've started picking our strawberries ... they are absolutely delicious. I couldn't believe how large some of them were! Excellent!
May 19, 2016
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Best Strawberry Yet
I planted these strawberries last year, pinching any blooms that came along throughout the summer. This spring they were FULL of blossoms. Now, in mid-May, there are massive, sweet, juicy fruits all over my garden!!! I love it!
May 12, 2016
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Ozark beauty
These plants are very healthy and have sent out runners consistently. The plants stand proud and are producing great quantity of berries. The berries have a great taste and are above average in size and quality. We would highly recommend this to you.
June 14, 2016
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Ozark Strawberries
I have always liked Ozark strawberries and our plants have loads of bloom in them now and we are picking strawberries , they are very healthy.
highly recommend these'
May 31, 2016
Purchased
over 2 years ago
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