Plant Care Arbutus Unedo

Arbutus Unedo

Also known as

Strawberry-tree, Strawberry-tree and Strawberry tree


Arbutus unedo

How to care for Arbutus Unedo


How often to water your Arbutus Unedo

Water needs for Arbutus Unedo
0.5 cups
every 9

Arbutus Unedo needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Arbutus Unedo

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Strawberry-tree in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Arbutus Unedo: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Arbutus Unedo may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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How to fertilize Arbutus Unedo

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Arbutus Unedo: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Arbutus Unedo after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Arbutus Unedo

Arbutus Unedo

Arbutus Unedo

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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