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.
Arbutus andrachne for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy VIDEO 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? No Difficulties or problems when growing: Require specific soil Spring, summer hardiness 9-10a / Autumn- winter 10b-11 Planting season: Aphids Pests and diseases: Pruning season: All year 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 Water requirement: Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: Full Sun / Half Shade No Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: No Blooming information Summer / Autumn Bloom season: General information about the flower White flowers in a bell shape Pollination is done by: Bees Edible Fruit Fruit harvest season: Winter / Spring Fruits pests or diseases: Birds What can be done with big quantities of Arbutus andrachne fruits? Eat raw, jams, juice, cakes Work requirements on the fruit: Nothing special 2-4 years How long does it take to bear fruit? Scientific name:
Blooming Seasons Autumn flowers Summer flowers Edible Parts Culinary uses Alcoholic beverages Eaten raw Fruit Ice pop & Ice cream plants Jams Juice Flower colors Climate Mediterranean Climate Subtropics Climate Harvest Season Autumn Harvest Winter harvest Ornamental parts Ornamental flower Ornamental fruit Ornamental leaves Ornamental plant Plant growing speed Average growing plants Slow growing plants Plant life-form Evergreen Perennial plant Tree Plant Uses Bonsai Edible plants Ornamental plants Planting Season Autumn Planting Spring Planting Summer planting Winter planting Plants sun exposure Full sun Plants Part shade Plants Watering plants Regularly water Small amounts of water Hardiness zone Hardiness zone 10 Hardiness zone 11 Hardiness zone 9