Arbutus unedo ‘Roselily’ Arbutus

Arbutus

Description: Arbutus unedo 'Roselily', also known as Minlily, is a small shrubby, evergreen tree that produces large, glossy dark green leaves. Followed by drooping sprays of small, whitish-pink flowers in the autumn accompanied by yellow-red strawberry-like fruits. Attractive dark brown, shedding bark adds an additional all year round feature.

Arbutus Growing Tips: Arbutus thrive in well-drained soil such as loam, clay or sand. Prefers to be planted in a full sun but in a sheltered position. Good for coastal sites and tolerant of lime.

Height and Spread (after 10 years) : 4m x 3m

Attributes

  • Do not prune
  • Evergreen: Evergreen
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Fruit for wildlife
  • Flowering month: October
  • S Size: Small
  • Chalk tolerant
  • Attractive bark

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