Water Needs

Light Needs

Common Name

Dwarf Strawberry Tree

Scientific Name

Arbutus unedo 'Compacta'

Plant Type

Broadleaf Evergreen Trees, Flowering Trees, Large Shrubs

Deciduous / Evergreen


Special Features

White flowers yield bright, edible strawberry-like fruits. The bark contains high levels of tannins, making it useful in dyes and leather making.

Growth Habit

6-8' tall

Care Information

This handsome evergreen shrub can be grown as a large shrub or multi-trunk small tree, and is best planted where its ruddy, peeling bark can be admired as it matures. Once established, water deeply, occasionally.

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