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Botanical name: Arbutus glandulosa
Other names: Mexican strawberry tree
Species: A. glandulosa - A. glandulosa is a large, evergreen tree with dark-green, oblong leaves. It has very distinctive peeling bark that has coppery, red tints revealing a creamy layer beneath. In autumn, it bears clusters of pink-tinted flowers and strawberry-like fruits.
Arbutus glandulosa is: Evergreen
Flower: Pale-pink, Flushed pink in Autumn
Foliage: Dark-green in All seasons
Stem: Coppery-red, Brown in All seasons
Fruit: Red in Autumn
Tree shape: Irregular, Upright
Specific pests: Aphids
Specific diseases: Leaf spot
Propagation methods: Seed, Semi-hardwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...
Arbutus glandulosa (Mexican strawberry tree) will reach a height of 8m and a spread of 8m after 20-50 years.
Suggested uses: Architectural, City, Low Maintenance
Cultivation: Plant in well-drained soil. Young plants are frost tender.
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|Soil types:||Loamy, Sandy|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Neutral|
|Aspect:||North, South, East, West|
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