Galletta Strawberry Plants


Home Garden Quantities
Quantity Price
25 $23.10
100 $84.00
Commercial Grower Quantities
Quantity Price
500 $144.90
1,000 $231.00
5,000 $219.45 / per 1,000
25,000+ $207.90 / per 1,000

Galletta was released by Dr. Jim Ballington, NC State University in 2010. Galletta ripens early season and produces large sized berries. Attractive, glossy fruit have excellent flavor. Customers are reporting that Galletta is highly productive and holds fruit size well through the season. It is rapidly growing in popularity. The plant is vigorous and shows tolerance to foliage diseases. Being an Earliglow hybrid, it has tolerance to Red Stele disease. We highly recommend this variety to all customers. This is a variety that will grow in heavy soil.

U.S. Plant Patent #19,763 (NCH 87-22 x Earliglow)

Berry Size: Large
Best in Zones: 4 - 7
Firmness: Firm
Freezing Quality: Good
Resistant to: Verticillium, Red Stele
Ships as: Bare Root
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We recommend a soil pH level of 6.5 - 6.8 for strawberry plants.
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This June Bearing Strawberry Plant bears fruit 1 year after planting.
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Price includes a royalty or usage fee. Patent laws or license contracts prohibit propagation of the variety for resale or trade.
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This is what a bundle of 25 strawberry bare roots looks like when it is shipped.
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One of our Top Ten Strawberry varieties!


AMAZING root systems on these strawberry plants. I've ordered other, well known sources but the roots are much smaller and thinner. Even though I did not get to plant them for a week, they still had new growth on both the roots and leaves. I have loamy soil with good drainage, and am trying a variety of strawberries. If you want the healthiest plants, get all of them from Nourse. I've ordered other plants from them before and never been disappointed. Aleli

Aleli M.
Home Grower
Zone 5

We planted four types of strawberries and Galletta is our favorite variety. They are large, beautiful, and exquisite in flavor.

Home Grower
Zone 7

In our garden, plants are vigorous and the fruit is attractive and sturdy, but the flavor is inconsistent. More often than not, a beautiful, fully red berry would taste sour. The berries are best suited for cooking when added sweetener will bring out a more pleasing taste. For fresh eating, I don't recommend these.

Home Grower
Zone 6

Galletta are delicious and have a good form.

Home Grower
Zone 6

We grow strawberries on a well drained sandy loam so need to water strawberries. Have tried many early varieties over the years and Galletta is one of the best. Good crops of nicely sized berries and vigorous plants that produce plenty of runners so it is easy to kep a good bed established.

Home Grower
Zone 7

Of 9 different Nourse varieties that we planted in 2016, we have had the least success with Galletta. For us (in zone 6a with sandy soil), the plants have been low-yielding and the berries small and prone to rot, with a highly inconsistent flavor ranging from excellent to very poor. Nearby, the variety Jewel has consistently produced large quantities of large, flavorful, high quality berries. Galletta is very early if you are looking for an early-season berry, but in our area it might be a little too early, as we lost 3/4 of our berries the first year due to a late frost, even though the plants were protected by lightweight row cover.

Home Grower
Zone 6

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