How to grow Arbutus unedo

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

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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:

Planting season:
Spring, summer hardiness 7-10a / Autumn- winter 10b-11

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

Water requirement:
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:

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Autumn / Winter

General information about the flower
White flowers in a bell shape

Pollination is done by:

Edible Fruit

Fruit harvest season:
Autumn / Winter, one year after the flowers

Fruits pests or diseases:

What can be done with big quantities of Arbutus unedo fruits?
Eat raw, jams, juice, cake

Work requirements on the fruit:
Nothing special

How long does it take to bear fruit?
2-4 years

Scientific name:

Arbutus unedo

How to grow Arbutus unedo

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Blooming Seasons
  • Autumn flowers
  • Summer flowers
Edible Parts
  • Edible Fruit
Culinary uses
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Eaten raw
  • Fruit
  • Ice pop & Ice cream plants
  • Jams
  • Juice
Flower colors
  • White flower
  • 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

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