Arbutus unedo STRAWBERRY TREE (7 seeds)

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Strawberry tree or Arbutus unedo is a species of Mediterranean shrubs or small trees.
It generally grows around the western Mediterranean basin.
It is part of the Ericaceae family.
Its fruits, called arbutus, are yellow to red in color depending on maturity, they are sweet, large like a lychee with a rough skin, covered with small conical tips which make it look like a strawberry.
Its leaves are thick and resemble those of the miracle fruit.
This seeds are brown like cranberry seeds.

Its fruits are little known and are appreciated in Spain where they are used in the composition of certain cakes, and in the north of Morocco where children sell them on the side of the roads.

In medicine, its bark has therapeutic properties.
In decoction, its root is used for its benefits on the body.
It is believed to have benefits for treating many ailments.

The most favorable period for the germination of strawberry tree seeds is in March and April.
To begin, stratify the seeds either naturally by leaving them outside during the beginning of the year or artificially by placing the seeds in the refrigerator for 2 months.
Then, sow seeds in small 10 cm pots using a substrate made from potting soil and sand.
Cover the seeds by a few millimeters then water gently with a sprayer.
Place the culture in a greenhouse at a temperature of 25 to 35°C.

Germination of the strawberry tree will generally begin 4 to 6 weeks after sowing.

  • Beautiful little shrub.
  • Produces small strawberry-shaped fruits, arbutus.
  • Untreated reproducible seeds.
  • Resists drought well.
  • Has some medicinal properties.

Fruit shrub seeds on sale to grow in the garden or in a pot.

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Arbutus unedo STRAWBERRY TREE (7 seeds)

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