Francesca* is ripens as early as Clery. The strawberries have a nice sweet taste due to their high sugar content. The strawberries have a nice appearance, a good fruit size and the average fruit weight is higher than with Clery. The percentage of class 1 fruits is average. Francesca* is somewhat more pressure sensitive than Clery. The plant grows vigorously and has an open growth. This makes the fruits easy to pick. Susceptibility to certain diseases is currently unknown.