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ARBUTUS unedo 'Compacta'

Commonly known as Killarney strawberry tree

Smaller growing form with a dense habit
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£16.00 each

  • Evergreen - oval, shallowly toothed, glossy, mid-green leaves to 10cm (4in) long
  • White
  • Height - 2m (6½ft) plus
  • Spread - 2m (6½ft) plus
  • Tree - shrubby habit. Small, pitcher-shaped flowers appear in autumn with previous year's ripening fruit
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun - sheltered site
  • Additional Features - Ornamental bark -
  • Pests & Diseases - aphids, leaf spot.
  • Place of origin - southeastern Europe, Turkey, Lebanon,
  • Flower Shape - Panicles - - pendent panicles to 5cm (2in) long
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Patio / pot plants -
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil - - humus-rich.
  • Tree Shape - Rounded to broadly spreading -
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Rabbit Resistant
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2m (6½ft) plus
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  2m (6½ft) plus
 

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