Portola Strawberry Plant

  • Released by the University of California in 2009
  • US Plant Patent #20552
  • Cal 97.93-7 x Cal 97.209-1
  • Tested as Cal 1.206-5 and CN224

Portola strawberry plant is a strong day-neutral cultivar.  Fruit is similar in size to Albion, but lighter in color and somewhat shinier.  It has excellent flavor and a slightly earlier ripening season than Albion.  It is a vigorous plant and may require a slightly lower planting density than Albion.  It is somewhat less tolerant to rain than Albion.