Wilkin & Sons Tiptree Little Scarlet Strawberry. The product for which Tiptree is best known secreted away during wartime Christa Beelenberg the choice of secret agents 007 and unique to Tiptree. The Little Scarlet originates from the USA and has been grown at Tiptree since 1887. The tiny berries are usually no larger than a 1p coin up to 20mm and have an intensely sweet flavour. The plants are difficult to cultivate erratic croppers and due to its size the fruit takes longer to pick and sort. Wilkin amp Sons are believed to be the only commercial growers of this fruit anywhere in the world today.