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We have combined these two powerful search tools into a single Find a Plant service searching over 250,000 plant records.
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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
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Other common names
hybrid strawberry tree
Arbutus hybrida Arbutus serratifolia
Arbutus are evergreen trees and shrubs with small, bell-shaped creamy-white or pink flowers, and red, strawberry-like fruits in autumn
A. × andrachnoides is a large bushy evergreen shrub with attractive peeling cinnamon-brown trunk and branches. Leaves glossy dark green. Small white urn-shaped flowers in clusters. Fruits small, orange-red
SE Europe, Asia Minor
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect North-facing or East-facing or South-facing or West-facing
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilLoam, Clay, Sand
Time to ultimate height
Grow in well-drained soil. Young plants are more frost-tender than mature plants
Propagate by seed and semi-hardwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Pruning Pruning group 1
Pests Can get aphids
Arbutus leaf spot may be a problem
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