Strawberry Growing 101

Grow juicy fresh strawberries for summer! Discover our products and advice for strawberry success.

Strawberry Growing Guide

The great Kiwi pavlova just wouldn’t be the same without a generous topping of delicious red strawberries. Grow your own this season and you’ll be the family favourite! Plant in garden beds, pots and containers and harvest a bumper crop of homegrown strawberries this summer.

Tui Strawberry Mix

The great Kiwi pavlova just wouldn’t be the same without a generous topping of delicious red strawberries. Grow your own this season and you’ll be the family favourite! Tui Strawberry Mix is a high quality planting mix containing the right blend of nutrients to provide your strawberries with the best possible start and sustained growth throughout the season. We’ve added extra potassium to this mix – just what your strawberry plants need to encourage a plentiful harvest of big juicy fruit. Use in your garden beds and in pots and containers, and you’ll be harvesting a bumper crop of homegrown strawberries this summer. Follow our 3 step Strawberry Growing Guide > This bag is recyclable through the soft plastics recycling scheme, it just needs to be clean and dry. Learn how to clean and dry your Tui growing media bags here.

Top strawberry varieties

With summer on its way strawberries are top of mind! Make sure you have yours planted to enjoy delicious fresh strawberries picked straight from the garden for summer snacking and cooking. We've put together our top strawberry varieties to plant this season.

Tui Strawberry Food

The great Kiwi pavlova just wouldn’t be the same without a generous topping of delicious red strawberries. Grow your own this season and you’ll be the family favourite! Tui Strawberry Food is a balanced blend of nutrients designed to encourage fast establishment and growth of strawberry plants. Tui Strawberry Food makes plants stronger and more disease resistant, while increasing fruiting potential for large, succulent strawberries. Use in your garden beds, and you'll be harvesting a bumper crop of juicy homegrown strawberries this season.

How to replant strawberry runners with Candy

Planting out the runners of your strawberries is a great way to get more strawberry plants for free, as well as a more abundant crop. Learn how to replant strawberry runners with Candy @nzgardener. 

Tui Strawberry Straw

Tui Strawberry Straw is ideal for mulching around strawberry plants in garden beds, pots and containers. Tui Strawberry Straw suppresses weed growth, protects roots from extremes in temperature, conserves moisture and keeps fruit healthy to avoid fungal disease. It also adds nitrogen to the soil as it breaks down. Made from 100% barley straw (may contain barley seeds).    

Strawberry Wall Garden

A simple wall garden is the perfect way to grow lots of strawberries, even better if it’s close to the main entertaining space so you can watch the sweet fruit grow and ripen. Follow our step by step guide to create your own wall garden full of delicious strawberries.

Tui Organic Seaweed Plant Tonic

Sustainably sourced seaweed for naturally healthy plant growth. Crafted from sustainably sourced seaweed, regular applications promote healthy plant and root growth to make plants more resilient to common problems including: frost, heat, pests and diseases. Tui Organic Seaweed Plant Tonic is safe to apply year-round, on all plants, to create a naturally healthy garden.

Top Tips for Strawberries

The great Kiwi pavlova just wouldn't be the same without a generous topping of delicious red strawberries. Now is the perfect time to plant your strawberries for a bumper crop this summer! We asked our Facebook fans for their top strawberry tips. Share yours below in the comments section!