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Arbutus unedo

For sale by Gabrielle Sinclair

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self seeded seedlings

Pot SizeTotal Price
0.5 litres
£1.00

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Common names

Strawberry tree

Description

Arbutus unedo (Strawberry tree). This species has red-brown bark which will crack to reveal a smooth, red inner bark. The leaves are oval dark and glossy and about 5 to 7cms long. The flowers, which appear in autumn and winter, are small and bloom white-pink. The fruits are mealy and bland but very attractive to birds.

Cultivation

The Strawberry Tree is tolerant to a wide range of soils types and conditions.

Interest and use

Specimen, ornamental orange-red berries fruit, hedging. Suitable for coastal conditions.

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Arbutus unedo | London, SE9 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilClay, Light, Medium
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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