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Arbutus 3 andrachnoides


Order: Ericales
   Family: Ericaceae
            Genus: Arbutus
                        Specie: Arbutus 3 andrachnoides

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 25 ft (8 m)

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

Features: Attractive bark; white flowers in late winter

Uses: Shade tree Background planting Specimen tree

Zones: 8-10

Description: This naturally occurring hybrid between Arbutus andrachne and A. unedo is roughly intermediate between the two. Its main characteristic is the highly ornamental bark which peels back to reveal new, dull crimson bark beneath. The white flower

Growth Habit: Spreading shrubby habit

Comments: Very ornamental

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