Strawberry tree

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Strawberry tree is a common name for Arbutus unedo, a tree with edible fruits, native to western Europe and the Mediterranean basin, and cultivated in other temperate areas

Strawberry tree in the province Arezzo (Tuscany) in Italy. Fruits are still green early May

Strawberry tree may also refer to other trees with edible fruits:

  • Arbutus, the genus in the Ericaceae family to which Arbutus unedo belongs, native to Europe and temperate North America
  • Muntingia calabura in the Malvaceae family, native to the American tropics
  • Myrica rubra in the Myricaceae family, referred to as the Chinese strawberry tree

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