The Strawberry Store is the central online store for the following
The owner of this site and business is Michael J Wellik. Mike
has been collecting and growing alpine strawberry varieties for
nearly 25 years. In the last 10 years he has added other species
and varieties to his collection and has redefined this collection
by calling it gourmet strawberries. This collection consists of
the following species:
Fragaria vesca, F. moschata, F. virginiana, F. viridis, F.
orientalis, and F. x ananassa
The collection of F. vesca (alpine strawberries) is the largest
known collection of varieties in the world.
In addition to being a collector, Mike is a researcher. Areas
of interest and research include: Variety Production, Container
production, Breeding, Organic methods including vermicompost and
vermicompost tea, Labor Saving Equipment and Methods, and others.
is being setup to release the data gathered over 20+ years on
a fee basis. Consulting is available for commercial growers or
growers interested in commercializing gourmet strawberry production.
The Strawberry Store at the: