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  • How often to water strawberries?

  • Strawberries, delightful and delicate fruitsneed consistent moisture for optimum growth.

  • However, their water needs vary with the  stage of growth and environmental conditions.

  • Initially, after planting, water them  daily to help establish the roots.

  • Once established, strawberries generally  require 1-2 inches of water per week,  

  • which equates to watering them 2-3 times  a week depending on soil type and climate.

  • In extremely hot or windy conditionsthey may require more frequent watering.

  • It's essential to water deeplyensuring moisture reaches the roots.

  • Use drip irrigation or a soaker hose to minimize  water on leaves and prevent fungal diseases.

  • Overwatering can lead to root rotwhile underwatering can result in small,  

  • dry fruit. Always check the soil's  moisture content by feeling it;

  • if the top inch is dry, it's  time to water. Proper watering  

  • promotes juicy strawberries and healthy plants.

How often to water strawberries?

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