Arbutus unedo Rubra Arbutus unedo Rubra
Arbutus unedo Rubra
Arbutus unedo Rubra

Arbutus unedo Rubra

Plant In Sunshine
Winter Hardy
Edible
Easy To Grow
Wildlife Friendly
RHS Garden Merit
  • A large evergreen shrub with dark green leaves which produces pink bell shaped flowers.
  • Also known as the Pink Strawberry Tree
  • Produces strawberry like fruit which can be made into jam with other fruit.
  • Prefers full sun and in a sheltered position from strong winds.
  • Supplied in a 9cm pot.
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Product Description

A large evergreen shrub with rough textured reddish bark and dark green leaves producing stunning pink bell shaped flowers in the autumn. These blooms coincide with the ripening of the red strawberry-like fruits produced the previous year.

The fruit is fairly bland but can be added with other fruit to make pies or jam.

As a holder of the RHS Award of Garden Merit and a distant relation of the rhododendron this plant is sure to add all year round interest to your garden.

Can be planted in the garden or in a patio container.

Supplied in a 9cm pot.

What Is Supplied

Item 511112 supplied as:
Supplied as an established plant in a 9cm pot.

Plant Information

Top Tips

  • Choose a sunny position but protected from stong winds.
  • Protect young plants from the frost.

Care Guide

  • Choose a sunny position sheltered from strong wind. This plant prefers well drained sites.
  • If planting in spring or summer water well for the first few months. Prune lightly to maintain your prefered shape.
Planting / Flowering Calendar
Planting Time
Flowering Time
Fruiting Time
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Fully Grown Plant dimensions (approx)
Plant Dimensions
800cm
800cm
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Arbutus unedo Rubra
Arbutus unedo Rubra
9cm Pot
Item: 511112
Only £9.99