Plant Care Strawberry-tree

Strawberry-tree

Also known as

Strawberry tree

Taxonomy

Arbutus unedo
Arbutus
Ericaceae
Ericales

How to care for Strawberry-tree

Water

How often to water your Strawberry-tree

Water needs for Strawberry-tree
0.5 cups
every 9

Strawberry-tree needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Aloha, Oregon.

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 Strawberry-tree

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Strawberry-tree in Aloha, Oregon

Aloha, Oregon

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Growing Strawberry-tree in Aloha right now

Light needs for plant Strawberry-tree in Aloha, Oregon

Plant growth potential is currently very low 📉

November 30th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Aloha is currently very low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determ…

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Light needs for plant Strawberry-tree in Aloha, Oregon

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 36.4% ☀️

November 30th, 2021

Aloha is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Aloha is expected to decrease by 36.4% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 5.4 megajoules of energy per m2 per day!…

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Light needs for plant Strawberry-tree in Aloha, Oregon

Daylight will decrease by 1.5 hours 📉

November 28th, 2021

This month, Aloha is getting an average of 8.7 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 14.8% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 8.6 total hours of daylig…

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Finding light for Strawberry-tree in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Strawberry-tree: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Strawberry-tree love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Aloha, Oregon ⛅.

Strawberry-tree does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Strawberry-tree

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Strawberry-tree: 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 Strawberry-tree after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

When to repot Strawberry-tree

Nutrient needs for plant Strawberry-tree in Aloha, Oregon

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

November 26th, 2021

The growing potential in Aloha is very low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's best to re…

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FAQs
Difficulty Level

Strawberry-tree is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!


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Care Summary for Strawberry-tree

Strawberry-tree

Strawberry-tree


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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