Ringland Lane, Old Costessey, Norwich, Norfolk, NR85BG

       

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£7.99  Arbutus unedo 'Compacta' - 2Ltr    


  
Arbutus unedo 'Compacta' - 2Ltr
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Plant Details

Soil Type: Fertile/moist/well-drained
Soil PH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Scented?: No-scent
Seasonal Interest: Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter, Multi-seasonal
Evergreen?: Yes
Hardiness  Hardy - recommended for a sheltered south or west facing position. Protect in severe cold.
(Strawberry tree)
Family Ericaceae
Originating from Turkey, Lebanon

Large, dense, bushy, evergreen shrub with twisted branches and rough, shredding, red bark. Its leaves are a glossy mid green and in winter it produces clusters of pendant white flowers followed by small, strawberry-like fruits. As its name suggests, this is a smaller version of the species.
With very little effort, 'Compacta' cam be pruned into a small, single-stemmed tree and is ideal for a courtyard or very small garden.
Grow in humus rich, well-drained soil in sun. Fully hardy when mature but protect young plants in severe winter weather.

Eventual mature plant size :
Height 3m

Spread 3m
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