Shuksan Strawberry Plant

  • Released by Washington State University in 1970
  • (Northwest x Sierra) x Columbia
  • Tested as WSU 1239

Shuksan strawberry plants have large, glossy bright red fruit with slightly indented yellowish red seeds.  Fruit has medium-firm flesh with good flavor.  It is good for fresh eating and excellent for freezing and preserves.  Plant is large, very vigorous, and produces runners freely.  It is virus and Botrytis tolerant and red stele resistant.  Does not demand perfect drainage.