Arbutus unedoArbutus unedo

Common Name: Strawberry Tree

Bloomtime: Fall through winter

Exposure: Full sun, part shade

Height: 3.0-4.5 m (10-15') ft

Spread: 3.0-4.5 m (10-15') ft

Water: Low to moderate, well drained

Hardiness: Zones 7-9

Fragrant: flowers

Zone: 6

Deer Resistant: Damage likely

Attracts Butterflies: Attracts butterflies, bees, hummingbirds

Drought Tolerant: Once established

Characteristics: Small broadleaf evergreen tree or large shrub with a rounded to spreading habit, Edible but unpalatable fruit ripens to red in late fall as the new flowers begin to bloom, Curly exfoliating bark reveals smooth new reddish brown bark, Flowers attract bees, butterflies and hummingbirds, fruit attracts birds