This product is back-ordered- had crop failure- hopefully back by late spring
ARBUTUS UNEDO -STRAWBERRY TREE ** cold hardy **
Native to Mediterranean region and Western Europe
Great evergreen , medium size tree or multi stemmed shrub, with leathery, shiny leaves.
Flowers are honey scented and produced from September to December . The flower color varies from white to pink. Since the fruit take about 12 months to ripen, the tree carries both mature fruits and flowers at the same time .
The fruit is edible, though many people find it bland and mealy.
A wine is made from the fruit in Corsica; a fiery spirit extracted from it in Spain; and it is used as flavoring for liqueurs in Portugal.
Great cinnamon colored bark.
HAS GREAT DROUGHT TOLERANCE ONCE ESTABLISHED - BUT ALSO DOES WELL IN RAINY AREAS- BUT NO WATERLOGGED SOIL
GOOD SALT TOLERANCE
PREFERS SLIGHTLY ACIDIC SOIL.
MATURE HEIGHT : 15 -25 FT
COLD HARDINESS: ZONE 8
TREE FOR SALE IS CURRENTLY GROWING IN 4" POT & MIN. 8" TALL FROM SOIL LINE.