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Arbutus andrachne

Classification

Order: Ericales
   Family: Ericaceae
            Genus: Arbutus
                        Specie: Arbutus andrachne

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 20 ft (6 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained lime-free soil in a sunny position

Features: Unusual white flowers in spring; red-orange fruit

Uses: Shade tree Background planting Specimen tree

Zones: 6-9

Description: This relatively uncommon species, native to southeastern Europe, was introduced into cultivation in 1724. It has white pitcher-shaped flowers in spring, held in upright clusters, and cinnamon brown stems with flaky bark; the fruit is orange-red and quite

Growth Habit: Spreading shrubby habit

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