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Arbutus 'Marina'


Arbutus 'Marina' is a hybrid that resembles our native A. menziesii but is easier to grow in a garden situation.

Arbutus 'Marina' is a hybrid of unknown origin that resembles our native A. menziesii but is easier to grow in a garden situation being less sensitive to moisture and garden soils. It has the same large, lush, evergreen foliage and gorgeous, cinnamon coloured, peeling bark plus pink flowers year round and edible orange and red fruit that kind of resemble strawberries suggesting that A. unedo is part of its lineage.

Common Name: Arbutus or Strawberry Tree

Family: Ericaceae (The Heath Family)

Zone Hardiness: 7-9

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun

Height: 15-25'

Width: 8-10'

Primary Bloom Colour: Pink

Secondary Bloom Colour: White/Cream

Class: Evergreen

Type: Shrub

Bloom Time: Spring

Soil Moisture: Average, Dry, Drought Tolerant

Stem Colour: Red

Fragrance: Yes

Berries: Yes

Berries: Red


Deer Resistant: Yes

BC Native: No

Native Habitat:


Geogrpahical Origin: Miscellaneous - Garden Origin

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