AWARD

ARBUTUS x andrachnoides

Commonly known as Hybrid strawberry tree

Lime tolerant and hardy this small tree has beautiful cinnamon-red branches. It flowers in late autumn and winter
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Ovate to lance-shaped, finely-toothed, glossy, mid-green leaves to 10cm (4in) long.
  • White
  • Height
    8m (26ft)
  • Spread
    8m (26ft)
  • Tree
    Broadly upright, then often spreading, sometimes shrubby tree with peeling, red-brown bark.
  • Hardy - average winter
    Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun
    Sheltered site

ARBUTUS x andrachnoides

 
Available late spring to early summer 2022 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
£30.00 each 
Delivery Information Available late spring to early summer 2022

 

  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    A. andrachne(Grecian strawberry tree) x A. unedo. Rarely produces fruit.
    Ornamental bark
    Pests & Diseases
    Aphids, leaf spot.
    Place of origin
    Southeastern Europe, southwestern Asia.
  • Flower Shape
    Panicles
    Semi-pendent panicles to 8cm (3in)
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Serrulate
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Lanceolate
    (see photos above)
  • 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
    Broadly columnar
    Rounded to broadly spreading
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
    Rabbit Resistant
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8m (26ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  8m (26ft)
 

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