Christine is an early variety that gives a large harvest at the beginning of fruiting. Large, shaped strawberries with red skin, with a sheen. Resistant to frost and most diseases.
Fruiting time: Early, from the end of May or the beginning of June, until the end of June.
Size and shape of fruits: large, very shapely fruits. Skin intensely red, shiny.
Taste and firmness: very tasty and naturally sweet. Juicy, red pulp.
Yield: High yield. Provides a large harvest even at the beginning of fruiting, allows you to start the season quickly.
Plant type: erected, with relatively strong growth. Strawberries properly displayed on the plant.
Resistance: Highly resistant to Verticillium dahliae and Powdery mildew (Sphaerotheca macularis). Prone to Phytophthora Crown Rot (Phytophthora cactorum). Resistant to frost. It adapts well to the European climate.
Purpose: Christine is perfect for processing and also as a dessert strawberry.
Cultivation type: the variety works very well in controlled-environment cultivation and the soil.