Written collaboratively by Rhoda Burrows and Anne Fennell
Strawberries can be grown in most areas of South Dakota as they are adapted to a wide range of soil and climatic conditions. The fruit is tasty and nutritious, being particularly high in vitamin C and several antioxidants. Strawberries are very productive plants for the space they occupy. A planting of 25 June-bearing strawberries will fill a 50 foot matted row and should produce 25-30 quarts of fruit. Everbearing plants grown in a raised bed can produce one-half to one quart of berries per plant.