Growing Strawberries in a Barrel

I am trying to grow strawberries in a barrel. The plants are doing well but the runner are touching the ground. What do I do with them?

Hardiness Zone: 8a

By Glenn from McGehee, AR

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April 30, 20100 found this helpful

I did plant strawberries on the ground and they crept all over.

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May 6, 20100 found this helpful

Set small pots at the base of the barrel and set the "daughters" in them. They will eventually root and be new plants and then you can plant them where ever you want.

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