Arbutus unedo grow and care – plant of the genus Arbutus also known as Irish strawberry tree or strawberry tree, Arbutus unedo perennial evergreen grow as shrub or small tree also used as ornamental plant grow in temperate, mediterranean and subtropical climate 7-11.
Leaves color green serrated in the edges, flower color white in a bell shape
Arbutus unedo fruits
Fruit 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 unedo for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy VIDEO How to grow Arbutus unedo growing and care:
Well-drained soil, minimum cool winter
What is the best way to start growing? Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction? No, but for better fruit better Difficulties or problems when growing: ? Spring, summer hardiness 7-10a / 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? 2-6 m, 6-20 feet Growth speed in optimal condition: Medium 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: Yes Blooming information Autumn / Winter Bloom season: General information about the flower White flowers in a bell shape Pollination is done by: Bees Edible Fruit Fruit harvest season: Autumn / Winter, one year after the flowers Fruits pests or diseases: Birds What can be done with big quantities of Arbutus unedo fruits? Eat raw, jams, juice, cake 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 7 Hardiness zone 8 Hardiness zone 9