Arbutus unedo

Strawberry Tree, Killarney Strawberry Tree

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 unedo, Strawberry Tree, Killarney Strawberry Tree
Twisted red bark and leathery dark green leaves grace this tree. Edible, but tasteless, strawberry-like fruit follows white to pink urn-shaped flowers. Tolerates desert and seashore conditions.

Attributes - Arbutus unedo

Plant Type: Tree

Bloom Season: Mid Fall through Early Winter

Flower Color: Pink, White

Foliage: Evergreen

Height: 8 ft. to 35 ft.

Width: 35 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Sun

Climate: Zones 8, 9, 10

Notes: Thrives in Acid Soil, Alkaline Soil. Edible, Low Maintenance, Showy Flowers.

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