Arbutus unedo 'Compacta'
What is Arbutus unedo 'Compacta'
Arbutus unedo 'Compacta', (scientific name: Arbutus unedo 'Compacta') is native to Southern Europe and is a dwarf of the strawberry tree (Scientific name: Arbutus unedo), a cold-resistant evergreen medium shrub belonging to the family Ericaceae. It is gardening variety. I like the sun. The tree has a typical tree shape, and the green leaves are shiny. In autumn, tufts of small white / light pink flowers in the shape of cocoons, similar to acebi , lily of the valley, or azalea azalea . In the following fall, round red fruits resembling wild peaches will be fruited, so it can be enjoyed flowers and fruits at the same time. Trees are used for garden trees and potted plants, and fruits are mainly used for birds.
Common name: Japanese strawberry tree, Scientific name: Arbutus unedo 'Compacta', Origin: Southern Europe, Tree height: 2 - 3 m, flower diameter: 0.5 cm, corolla type: bell shape, inflorescence form: conical inflorescence, flowering period: November to December, flower color: white / light pink, fruit color: green → yellow → orange → red, fruit set Season: September to October the following year, fruit diameter: 2 cm.