Strawberry Tree

Arbutus unedo

Strawberry tree is a popular four-season landscaping tree known for its characteristic flaking cinnamon-colored bark, twisted trunk, glossy foliage, fragrant Autumn blooms, and red dangling fruit. The fruit is edible and mildly sweet, and is full of seeds. It can be made into marmalades and spirits. Attracts bees, hummingbirds and butterflies!

Water: Drought tolerant once established

Hardiness: Frost Hardy

Habit: Evergreen shrub with a branching structures that is typically around 16" to 20" tall, but can grow up to 35"!

Light: Full Sun to Partial Shade

Soil: Average to acidic, well-draining soil

Origin: Mediterranean

Additional Characteristics: Edible Flower

Strawberry Tree