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Arbutus unedo 'Compacta'
Common Name: Compact Strawberry Bush Family: Ericaceae (The Heath Family)

Distinctive, gracefully branched shrub or small tree with glossy, deep green foliage. Masses of white flowers are followed by showy strawberry-like fruit. Drought tolerant when established. An easy, drought tolerant specimen for borders or massed as an informal hedge. Evergreen.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Europe and Africa - Europe and Western Russia

Europe and Africa - North Africa

ClassEvergreen Primary Bloom ColourWhite/Cream
TypeShrub Secondary Bloom Colour
Height6-10' Bloom TimeFall - Winter
Spread5-8' FragranceNo
Light ExposurePart Sun Sun Foliage ColourGreen
Soil MoistureAverage Stem ColourBurgundy
Hardiness7-9 BerriesYes
BC NativeNo

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