Arbutus menziesii

Pacific Madrone, Madrone

These broadleaf evergreen trees and shrubs grow only in warm or temperate regions. Excellent landscape trees or accent plants. Their clusters of white or pink flowers and round berries attract birds, but also create litter. Bark sheds, too. Likes sun and protection from wind. Grows best in dry, sandy and acid soil.
Arbutus menziesii, Pacific Madrone, Madrone
The largest in the family, it is known for its peeling reddish bark and white bell-shaped flowers that turn into brilliant red and orange berries. Very prone to root rot. Plant the smallest plants possible.

Attributes - Arbutus menziesii

Plant Type: Tree

Bloom Season: Mid Spring

Flower Color: Pink, White

Foliage: Evergreen

Height: 20 ft. to 100 ft.

Width: 80 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Sun

Climate: Zones 7, 8, 9

Notes: Thrives in Acid Soil, Dry Climates, Hot Climates. Drought Tolerant, Low Maintenance, Showy Flowers. Susceptible to Black Spot, Root Rot.

Related Plants

Arbutus 'Marina', Arbutus unedo
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