A new and distinct cultivar of Fragaria.times.ananassa is disclosed.
`Yuval` grows from September and produces fruit starting in November and
lasting until the following summer. The production of the fruit beginning
in November (Northern Hemisphere, latitude 30-33 degrees) is two months
earlier than short day varieties of Fragaria species. The fruit of
`Yuval` is characterized by a unique, uniform color, as well as a very
desirable taste, texture, shape and size.