Arbutus andrachne grow and care – plant of the genus Arbutus also known as Greek Strawberry Tree, Arbutus andrachne perennial evergreen or summer deciduous plant, grow as tree sometimes can grow as shrubs mostly also used as ornamental plant grow in mediterranean climate and growing in hardiness zone 9-11.
Trunk becomes red, leaves color green serrated in the edges, flower color white in a bell shape.
Arbutus andrachne flower
Fruit are edible round with little seeds not noticeable, the peel is also edible with rough surface but just the look, actually when the fruit is ripen the rind becomes soft.
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How to grow Arbutus andrachne growing and care:
Cool winter hot summer, alkaline soil, Well-drained soil
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Require specific soil
Spring, summer hardiness 9-10a / Autumn- winter 10b-11
Pests and diseases:
How to prune:
When it require a tree needed to leave one main trunk, prune all the other branches until the it starts to grows as tree
Size of the plant?
4-8 m, 12-24 feet
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing / Slow growing
Small amount of water / Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade
Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Summer / Autumn
General information about the flower
White flowers in a bell shape
Pollination is done by:
Fruit harvest season:
Winter / Spring
Fruits pests or diseases:
What can be done with big quantities of Arbutus andrachne fruits?
Eat raw, jams, juice, cakes
Work requirements on the fruit:
How long does it take to bear fruit?
Categories of growing
Planting Season: Autumn Planting, Spring Planting, Summer planting, Winter planting
Light exposure requirements: Full sun Plants, Part shade Plants
Climates that the plant can grow: Mediterranean Climate, Subtropics Climate
Growing speed of the plant: Average growing plants, Slow growing plants
Plant life-form: Evergreen, Perennial plant, Tree
Plant Uses: Bonsai, Edible plants, Ornamental plants
Requirements for watering the plant: Regularly water, Small amounts of water
Hardiness zones: Hardiness zone 10, Hardiness zone 11, Hardiness zone 9
Ornamental parts: Ornamental flower, Ornamental fruit, Ornamental leaves, Ornamental plant
Blooming season: Autumn flowers, Summer flowers
Flower colors: White flower
Harvest Season: Autumn Harvest, Winter harvest
Edible Parts: Edible Fruit
Culinary uses: Alcoholic beverages, Eaten raw, Fruit, Ice pop & Ice cream plants, Jams, Juice