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Arbutus Unedo

Latin name: Arbutus Unedo
Common name: Strawberry Tree

The strawberry tree is a hardy tree that withstands sea climates and industrial polution and extreme wind.

grow to 6-12 m tall and 6-8m wide.

A large evergreen shrub with twisted branches, a short trunk, with rough reddish brown bark which flakes off. Dark gree leaves, shiny, oval in shape.

Available Sizes and Shapes

  Size (height in cm) Pot (in litres) Form/shape
1/2 STD 18
80-100 30
150-175 50
200-250 230

Plant care

Position: Position (Shelter):Full Sun

Position (Soil Type):Any well drained soils
Feeding: Feeding in a border

Apply fertiliser at the manufacturers recommended rate during initial planting. Feed regularly during the first growing season to help the plant become established. After this, feed once per year in spring.

Feeding in pots for patio

Fertilise during initial planting at the manufacturers recommended rate, and thereafter twice per year in April and August.