Arbutus unedo - Strawberry Tree
- Medium growing upright evergreen broadleaf tree or shrub.
- Can reach a height of about 25 feet tall and 15 feet wide.
- Likes full sun and can tolerate a wide variety of climate, watering conditions, and soil conditions.
- Does well near the coast and inland as well.
- White bell-shaped flowers appear in fall, followed by attractive fruits in shades of yellow to red. Fruit is edible but not very flavorful.
- Peeling bark and interesting branch structure are appealing as well.
- Great tree for use in lawns or raised planting beds. Non-invasive roots.
- Fire-resistant for defensible space