A lovely evergreen tree, hardy for cooler and windy condition. The above photo is a local street planting here in Invercargill. This tree has a very similar appearance to our Native Pohutekawa. Attractive white flower in autumn followed by a strawberry like fruit in winter, very attractive to birds.
HARDY Evergreen – ARBUTUS unedo – Irish Strawberry Tree
ARTBUS unedo, Irish Strawberry Tree Flower in autumn followed by attractive gold and bright red strawberry like fruit early-mid winter
This hardy evergreen tree native to Ireland and areas of France is also known to be drought hardy. Great looking single trunk specimens available as below: