Keepsake Strawberry Plug Plants for Fall Planting. a new spring-fruiting strawberry cultivar with exceptional storage quality and flavor. Stands up to the challenges growers face, such as diseases, short growing seasons, consumer demand for great flavor, and the rigors of harvest and transport. ‘Keepsake’ has fewer rotted or physiologically degraded fruits both in the field and after refrigerated storage. Sure to please consumers too, ‘Keepsake’s’ good- sized berries are sweet, juicy, and delicious.
Bred to have improved shelf life, ‘Keepsake’ berries hold well in cold storage and are firm enough for handling during harvest and packaging. What’s more, ‘Keepsake’ is resistant to anthracnose fruit rot, one of the most serious fruit rots worldwide. This berry should perform well in the Mid-Atlantic, Southeast and Northeast regions. Nursery and grower demand for ‘Keepsake’ already exceeds supply. offered by Pense berry farm