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Arbutus glandulosa


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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 40 ft (12 m)

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

Features: Attractive bark; pink flowers in winter

Uses: Background planting Specimen tree

Zones: 9-10

Description: This species is native to the mountains of southern Mexico, growing with pines and oaks. It is a tree up to about 40 ft (12 m) high, branching low into thick sinuous limbs. The bark is a beautiful pale pinkish brown with a slight waxy bloom and peels annu

Growth Habit: Low branching habit

Comments: Cultivars available

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