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Arbutus unedo Plant

Arbutus unedo Plant

Strawberry Tree

Arbutus unedo - the strawberry tree - is a popular ornamental tree that has lovely light pink strawberry-shaped fruit. It has pinkish-brown peeling bark and bright-green glossy leaves. Small pink flowers appear in autumn, along with the fruits from the previous year's flowers. The fruits are red and look rather like strawberries, giving the plant its name. Unfortunately, they do not taste nearly as good as strawberries; in fact the word 'unedo' comes from the Latin for 'I eat one' - implying that no-one would ever want to try more than one! Arbutus unedo grows best in full sun. It prefers a moist, well drained soil that is neutral to mildly acidic. Mature plants are fully hardy, but younger plants may need winter protection. Height 200-250cm. Supplied in a 3 litre pot.

 

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Arbutus unedo - the strawberry tree - is a popular ornamental tree that has lovely light pink strawberry-shaped fruit. It has pinkish-brown peeling bark and bright-green glossy leaves. Small pink flowers appear in autumn, along with the fruits from the previous year's flowers. The fruits are red and look rather like strawberries, giving the plant its name. Unfortunately, they do not taste nearly as good as strawberries; in fact the word 'unedo' comes from the Latin for 'I eat one' - implying that no-one would ever want to try more than one! Arbutus unedo grows best in full sun. It prefers a moist, well drained soil that is neutral to mildly acidic. Mature plants are fully hardy, but younger plants may need winter protection. Height 200-250cm. Supplied in a 3 litre pot.

 

  • Looks like strawberries
  • Evergeen shrub

Colour:Other

Hardiness:-15 degrees

Resistance to Disease:False

Seeds:False

Bulbs:False

Shrubs:True

Tree:False

Plants:False

Aftercare - Easy:False

Aftercare - Moderate:False

Aftercare - High:False

Scented:False

Height:201-250cm

Cut Flower:False

Edible Flower:False

Organic:False

Good For Dried Flowers:False

Drought Resistant:False

RHS Award of Garden Merit:False

Vegetables recommended by the NIAB:False

Award Winners in Fleuroselect Trials:False

Likes Acidic Soil:False

Containers:True

Hanging Baskets:False

Beds & Borders:True

Rockeries:False

Climbers:False

Greenhouse, Glass House or Home:False

Prefers Full Sun:True

Grows in Sun or Partial Shade:False

Grows in Sun or Shade:False

Partial or Full Shade:False

Shade:False

F1 Variety:False

Hardy Annual:False

Half Hardy Annual:False

Greenhouse Annual:False

Hardy Biennial:False

Greenhouse Biennial:False

Hardy Perennial:False

Tender Perennial:False

Half Hardy Perennial:False

Greenhouse Perennial:False

Shrub:True

Butterflies:False

Birds:False

Bees:False

Ideal for beds and borders, patio pots and containers. Prefers full sun.

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