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Arbutus unedo 'Roselily'

Strawberry Tree

Hardy Tree

What is Hardy Tree?

Distinctive pale pink flowers

A lovely evergreen tree for small gardens

Decorative strawberry-like fruits

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This selection of Strawberry Tree is distinguished by the delicate shell-pink colouring of its pretty, urn-shaped flowers. Arbutus unedo 'Roselily' is a handsome evergreen small tree or large shrub that delivers all year-round interest. It makes an excellent choice for coastal and urban locations, associating perfectly with Mediterranean plantings and providing a banquet of late food for pollinating insects in wildlife-friendly gardens. Beneath a domed crown of evergreen, glossy foliage, strong branches develop cinnamon-brown bark which sheds on maturity. In early autumn, clusters of pretty, bell-shaped, pale pink flowers show up beautifully against the dark backdrop of leathery leaves. The flowers are followed by striking strawberry-like fruits which develop from the previous year’s flowers. Maximum height and spread: 4-8m (13-26ft).

Plant height and spread is seasonal therefore we list by pot size rather than a defined plant size. The height and spread of the plant delivered will vary depending on the season, meaning arrival images are an indication only.

Height Up to 4m (13ft)
Spread Up to 4m (13ft)

Hardy Tree

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full sun

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1 x 10 Litre Potted Plant (Height 60cm+) (KF3075)
1 x 3 Litre Potted Plant (Height 30cm+) (KF3076)

Grow Strawberry Trees in any non alkaline, fertile, moist but free draining soil. Incorporate plenty of well rotted manure or compost into the soil prior to planting. Choose a position in full sun with shelter from cold winds. Although perfectly hardy once mature, Arbutus plants will appreciate a layer of fleece for winter protection when young.
Feed and water Strawberry Trees regularly until fully established. Once established, Arbutus trees require little attention except for the occasional removal of damaged, diseased and misplaced shoots in winter or spring.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £2.99.

Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £6.99.

Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products, a maximum delivery charge of £7.99 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.

Large items may incur a higher delivery charge - this will be displayed in your shopping basket.

Please see our Delivery page for further details, and more information on different charges that may apply to certain destinations.

For more information on how we send your plants please visit our Helpful Guide on plant sizes.

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