Permaculture companion plants for Strawberry

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Runner Bean Runner Bean
Https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/phaseolus_coccineus
True
Fast
Moist
Full sun
1-12
Scarlet runner, Scarlet runner bean, Scarlet conqueror, Fire bean, Mammoth, Red giant phaseolus coccineus ssppolyanthus (cache bean)
Light (sandy), Medium, Heavy (clay)
Fabaceae or leguminosae
3.0
Flowers, Leaves, Root, Seed, Seedpod
Annual, Perennial
Https://pfaf.org/user/plant.aspx?latinname=phaseolus coccineus
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Borage Borage
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Borage
Medium
Dry, Moist
Full sun, Partial sun/shade
6-9
Common borage, Cool-tankard, Tailwort, Starflower
Light (sandy), Medium, Heavy (clay)
Boraginaceae
0.6
Borretsch
60cm
5-15 days
At last frost
21°c (70°f)
Oil
Flowers, Leaves
Annual
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Borago officinalis
Seed - direct sow
#### Propagation Direct sow early spring when temperatures reach 21°C (70°F). Best sown directly, as borage develops a delicate taproot. #### Links [Borage @ West Coast Seeds](https://www.westcoastseeds.com/products/borage) Show

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Chives Chives
3-12
Perennial
Full sun, Partial sun/shade
Moist
Light (sandy), Medium, Heavy (clay)
0.3
Herbs
Attracts insects, Ground cover
True
Bulb, Flowers, Leaves, Root
Seed - direct sow, Seed - transplant, Division
4-6 weeks before last frost
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chives
Medium
Wild chives, Flowering onion
Alliaceae
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Allium schoenoprasum
14-21days
6.0-7.0
21°c (70°f)
8-12inches
Schnittlauch
Chives are a bulb-forming herbaceous perennial plant, growing to 30–50 cm (12–20 in) tall. The bulbs are slender, conical, 2–3 cm (3⁄4–1 1⁄4 in) long and 1 cm (1⁄2 in) broad, and grow in dense clusters from the roots. The scapes (or stems) are hollow and tubular, up to 50 cm (20 in) long and 2–3 mm (1⁄16–1⁄8 in) across, with a soft texture, although, prior to the emergence of a flower, they may appear stiffer than usual. The grass-like leaves, which are shorter than the scapes, are also hollow and tubular, or terete, (round in cross-section) which distinguishes it at a glance from garlic chives (Allium tuberosum). The flowers are pale purple, and star-shaped with six petals, 1–2 cm (1⁄2–3⁄4 in) wide, and produced in a dense inflorescence of 10-30 together; before opening, the inflorescence is surrounded by a papery bract. The seeds are produced in a small, three-valved capsule, maturing in summer. The herb flowers from April to May in the southern parts of its habitat zones and in June in the northern parts. Show

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Marigold Marigold
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Calendula_officinalis
Medium
Moist
Full sun, Partial sun/shade
2-11
Pot marigold, Common marigold, Scotch marigold, Ruddles
Light (sandy), Medium, Heavy (clay)
Asteraceae or compositae
0.6
Ringelblume
Flowers, Leaves, Seed
Annual
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Calendula officinalis
21°c (70°f)
6-14 days
5.5-7.0
15cm
60
Repels nematodes
### Propagation - Direct sow Direct sow in spring when light frost is still possible. Can be sown until early summer for fall blooms. ### Propagation - Transplant Sow indoors in late winter, transplant outside when risk of heavy frost has passed. #### Links [Calendula @ West Coast Seeds](https://www.westcoastseeds.com/products/zeolights-organic) Show

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Lavender Lavender
Https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/lavandula_angustifolia
Slow
Dry, Moist
Full sun
5-8
Shrubs
True lavender
Light (sandy), Medium, Heavy (clay)
Lamiaceae or labiatae
1.2
Lavendel
True
Attracts insects, Hedgerow, Wind breaker
Perennial
Evergreen
Https://pfaf.org/user/plant.aspx?latinname=lavandula angustifolia
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Lettuce Lettuce
Https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/lettuce
True
Moist
Full sun, Partial sun/shade
5-9
Garden lettuce
Light (sandy), Medium
Asteraceae or compositae
0.9
Blattsalat
Herbs
Leaves, Seed
Oil
Annual, Biennial
Https://pfaf.org/user/plant.aspx?latinname=lactuca sativa
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Onion Onion
Bulb, Flowers, Leaves, Root, Seed
Herbs
3-9
Annual
Full sun
Moist
Light (sandy), Medium
Seed - direct sow, Seed - transplant
Spring or fall
0.6
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Onion
Garden onion
Alliaceae
Zwiebel
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Allium cepa
50°f, 10°c
Seed indoors 6 weeks before transplanting in the garden
2-6 inches
6.0-7.0
While the Onion is a biennial/ perennial plant, it is mostly grown annually for it's edible leaves and bulbs. Shallot is a popular and well-known variety Can be grown from seeds or sets. Show

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Sage Sage
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salvia_officinalis
Medium
Dry, Moist
Full sun
3-11
Herbs
Kitchen sage, Small leaf sage, Garden sage, Adacayi, Broadleaf sage, Ching-chieh, Common sage, Echter salbei, Mariyamiya, Sa er wei ya, Salbei, Salie, Salva, Salvia, Sauge commune, Sauge officinale, Sauge, Shalfey, True sage
Light (sandy), Medium
Lamiaceae or labiatae
0.6
Salbei
Flowers, Leaves
Annual, Perennial
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Salvia officinalis
Evergreen
In humid zones above 9 it might be only possible to grow as an annual. Show

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Spinach Spinach
Leaves, Seed
Herbs
4-8
Annual
Full sun, Partial sun/shade
Moist
Light (sandy), Medium, Heavy (clay)
Seed - direct sow, Seed - transplant
0.3
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spinach
Fast
Chenopodiaceae
Spinat
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Spinacia oleracea
Carminative, Laxative, Hypoglycaemic; against inflammation
From march to june; aug to sep
2 weeks
Start seeds indoors 8 weeks prior to last frost date
3 weeks prior to last frost date
Easy-to-grow, cool-weather, leafy vegetable, probably native to western Asia Successional sowing once per month/every two weeks is recommended for continuous supply. Show

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Passion fruit Passion fruit
Https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/passiflora_edulis
True
Fast
Moist
Full sun
9-12
Vines
Purple granadilla, Passion fruit, Granadilla, Aul aanp, Bai xiang guo, Buah negeri, Buah susu, Garendal, Granadiglia, Granadilho, Grenadille, Ji dan guo, Kudamonotokeiso, Liliko'i, Linmangkon, Louki, Magalendendele, Maracuja-roxo, Maracuya, Markisa, Maseche, Matunda, Munchi, Obutunda, Pasionaria, Purpurgrenadille, Qaranidila, Sawarot, Soh-brap, Tikeiso, Common passionfruit, Fleur de la passion, Flor de la pasión, Granadiglia incarnata, Granadilla, Grenadella, Kalala, Maracayú, Maracujá, Maracujá azedo, Maracujá-comum, Maracujá-de-comer, Maracujá-de-ponche, Maracujá-do-mato, Maracujá-doce, Maracujá-mirim, Maracujá-peroba, Maracujá-preto, Maracujá-redondo, Maracuya, Pasiflora, Passiflora, Passiflorae acetum folium, Passiflore, Passion flower, Passion fruit, Passion fruit|wel dodam, Passionsblume, Passionsfrukt, Purple granadilla, Purple passionflower
Light (sandy), Medium, Heavy (clay)
Passifloraceae
9.0
Oil
Weed potential
Fruit
Perennial
Https://pfaf.org/user/plant.aspx?latinname=passiflora edulis
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Northern Highbush Blueberry Northern Highbush Blueberry
Https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/vaccinium_corymbosum
True
Medium
Moist
Full sun, Partial sun/shade
3-8
Shrubs
Blue huckleberry, Tall huckleberry, Swamp huckleberry, High blueberry, Swamp blueberry, American blueberry, Blueberry, Blue rose tree, Bluerose
Light (sandy), Medium
Ericaceae
2.0
Heidelbeere
True
Fruit, Leaves
Animal feed, Attracts insects, Hedgerow
Perennial
Deciduous
Https://pfaf.org/user/plant.aspx?latinname=vaccinium corymbosum
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Apple Apple
Https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/apple
True
Moist
Full sun, Partial sun/shade
3-8
Trees
European crab apple
Light (sandy), Medium, Heavy (clay)
Rosaceae
10.0
True
True
Oil
Animal feed, Attracts insects, Hedgerow
Fruit
Perennial
Deciduous
Https://pfaf.org/user/plant.aspx?latinname=malus sylvestris
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Common bean Common bean
2-11
Annual
Full sun
Moist
Light (sandy), Medium, Heavy (clay)
2.0
Vines
N-fixer
True
Leaves, Seed, Seedpod
Seed - transplant, Seed - direct sow
1 week after last frost, 12-14 weeks before first frost
2-4 weeks before last frost
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phaseolus_vulgaris
Pole bean, Climbing bean, French bean, Bush bean, Dwarf bean, Kidney bean
Fabaceae, Leguminosae
Stangenbohne
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Phaseolus vulgaris
16-18°c (70-80°f)
6.0-6.8
Kentucky wonder, Blue lake, Great northern white, Vermont cranberry, Jacob’s cattle
2.5cm
16cm
4-10 days
45-85
Fast
This entry describes all varieties of the common bean. This includes vining and bush/darf varities. The common bean is an annual plant and includes a lot of varieties with a different names depending on their style of growths (see alternate names). These include the kidney bean, the navy bean, the pinto bean, the french bean and the wax bean ### Links [Beans Seed Starting Tips @ Harvest to Table](https://harvesttotable.com/beans-seed-starting-tips/) ### Propagation - direct sow Direct-sow beans in spring after all danger of frost has passed and soil is at least 16°C (60°F). In warm-winter regions, sow beans in late summer for harvest in winter. Time sowing so that beans come to harvest before the first frost. Show

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Brussel Sprouts Brussel Sprouts
True
Moist
Full sun, Partial sun/shade
Light (sandy), Medium, Heavy (clay)
Brassicaceae or cruciferae
1.2
Rosenkohl
Leaves
Biennial
Https://pfaf.org/user/plant.aspx?latinname=brassica oleracea gemmifera
A leaf vegetable in the cabbage family. Show

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Caraway Caraway
Https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/caraway
True
Moist
Full sun, Partial sun/shade
3-9
Also known as persian cumin other names: alcaravia, Carvi, Comino, Gunyun, Jangli jira, Jeera, Jenuju, Jintan, Jira, Kaluduru, Karawya, Karuwai, Karwij, Kim, Kmin, Koomen, Koomlid, Kummel, Shia-jira, Shimai-shembu, Shimpaisapu, Sushavi, Tmin, Wilayati-zirah, Yuan-sui, Zira, Zirah-siah
Light (sandy), Medium, Heavy (clay)
Apiaceae or umbelliferae
0.6
Echter kümmel
Herbs
Leaves, Root, Seed
Weed potential
Biennial
Https://pfaf.org/user/plant.aspx?latinname=carum carvi
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Lupinus Lupinus
Https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/lupinus_albus
True
Moist
Full sun
Light (sandy), Medium
Fabaceae or leguminosae
1.2
Lupine
Herbs
Seed
Oil
Annual, Perennial
Https://pfaf.org/user/plant.aspx?latinname=lupinus albus
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Thyme Thyme
5-11
Perennial
Full sun
Dry, Moist
Light (sandy), Medium
Evergreen
0.1-0.3m
Herbs
True
Flowers, Leaves
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thymus_vulgaris
Medium
Garden thyme, Wild thyme, Samon-phyu, Timo, Tomillo, Thym, Common thyme, German thyme, Thyme
Lamiaceae or labiatae
Thymian
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Thymus vulgaris
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Sorrel Sorrel
3-7
Perennial
Full sun, Partial sun/shade
Moist
Light (sandy), Medium, Heavy (clay)
Evergreen
0.3-1.0m
Herbs
True
Flowers, Leaves, Root, Seed
Seed - direct sow, Division
At last frost date
6-8 weeks before last frost
1 week after last frost date
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sorrel
Common sorrel, Garden sorrel, Spinach dock, Narrow-leaved dock
Polygonaceae
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Rumex acetosa
6.0-7.0
Wiesen-sauerampfer, Sauerampfer, Sauerlump
1.5m
Tap
Toxic, Weed potential
Europe, Asia, North africa
Grassland
60
15-22°c (60-70°f)
10-20days
Early spring or autumn
Yes
Leaves have a high amount of Vitamin C but also oxalic acid, which can be poisonous in high amounts. This plant is non-native in North America, South America and Australia. # Propagation The seeds need light to germinate. More easy to propagate by division in spring or autumn. Grows well in containers. # Foraging Make sure not to confuse with the toxic https://permapeople.org/plants/arum-maculatum-cuckoo-pint Show

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