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Arbutus unedo 'Elfin King'

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Family: Ericaceae (er-ek-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Arbutus (ar-BYOO-tus) (Info)
Species: unedo (YOO-nee-doe) (Info)
Cultivar: Elfin King

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Category:
Shrubs
Trees

Height:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:
20-30 ft. (6-9 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Pale Pink
Pink
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Mid Fall
Late Fall/Early Winter

Foliage:
Evergreen
Dark/Black
Shiny/Glossy-Textured

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Lecanto, Florida
Bishopville, Maryland
Durham, North Carolina
Pittsboro, North Carolina
Austin, Texas



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