NC State Extension

Production Schedule

Growing strawberries using the plasticulture system is a year-round activity that begins with ordering your plant materials and soil testing in early summer and concludes with removal of the plastic mulch and plowing under the strawberry plants the following summer. These activities can be organized into five production phases.



Post-planting & Dormancy

Pre-harvest & Harvest


Written By

Photo of Barclay Poling, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDr. Barclay PolingFormer Professor and Extension Specialist, Strawberries and Muscadines (919) 515-5373 (Office) barclay_poling@ncsu.eduHorticultural Science - NC State University
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