Can Children Eat Ornamental Strawberry Plants?. Ornamental strawberries are grown for the landscape value of their pink flowers and bright green leaves. They also produce small red fruit which curious children may eat without harm. This is fortunate, as children are attracted to the color red, red fruit and juicy strawberries in particular. When it... Table of contents Can Children Eat Ornamental Strawberry Plants? Fruit 00:50 Leaves 01:31 Varieties 02:04 Culture 02:34 -----------------
Fragaria (ornamental strawberry) Decorative variety of strawberry that forms a mat 4-8 in. high, with dark green leaves and small, white flowers in spring. Occasionally produces small quantities of ¾ in. bright red, seedy berries. Grow in well drained soil and mow or cut in early spring to control growth.