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columbiariver

🐝🐞🍎🍒🍐🍓🥝🥕On our place for 34 years. Oregon Z-5/6. #pnw #oregon #native #plantnatives #thankyougardentags

Arbutus unedo

  • Season Icon Mid AutumnMid Autumn 2020
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columbiariver

#strawberrytree #shrubla #perennialla

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charlotte

Stupid question alert - can you eat them?

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columbiariver

I hear you can but they're not very tasty Charlotte @charlotte

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ladeebug

So cool ‼️

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  • Season Icon Early WinterEarly Winter 2020
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columbiariver

Oh no! A casualty. Two broken branches from the weight of ice and snow. 1.16.2020 I think it's too close to the dryer vent, which I thought would be good for it. #manzanita #strawberrytree

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richard.spicer.7906

🤭 hopefully can be pruned off and not effect it’s shape too much

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columbiariver

Lol. You don't want this lin? @linfoster

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columbiariver

This is one of two breaks. I've discovered that the plants closest to the house on all sides,(some I've placed there for warmth) have experienced more ice than snow. Away from the warmth is powder snow. Lesson learned. @richard.spicer.7906

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columbiariver

#strawberry-tree is doing fine in a big pot. Great little flowers when you look up close #tree #treela 10.28.19

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sabbanrula

They’re beautiful, do you eat the berries ?

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columbiariver

I don't @sabbanrula .

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tinaaune

This is Awesome 😍 fragrant?

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columbiariver

Not to my knowledge. I haven't sniffed it, but I should! @tinaaune

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pelly

Like little lanterns 😍😍

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columbiariver

Tiny little lanterns Jane 💚 @pelly

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ulrikagustafsson

Beautiful! Is it hardy? 💚🙂

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

Fairy lampshades....😘

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carolgs

I love the bark on these especially when they mature, so many seasons of interest on one plant 💚❤️

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columbiariver

Its questionable here Ulrika. It mostly grows closer to the Pacific Ocean (100 miles west)where it's a little warmer but I wanted to try one here. We'll see. This will be its second winter here. @ulrikagustafsson

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columbiariver

So cute Elaine @wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

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  • Season Icon Early SpringEarly Spring 2019
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columbiariver

Planted the spirea. I needed a spot for the strawberry tree. #worksforme #spirea #strawberrytree #manzanita #ajuga #pot #bluepot #perennialla 4.14.19

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kez001uk

These trees are beautiful, going to have to add to my wish list now 😛

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columbiariver

Strawberry fields forever...🍓🎶 Oh, wrong strawberry😁

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gjones

Oh! That's so pretty!

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columbiariver

Thank you. I'm looking forward to watching it through winter (if we have one). @gjones

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

Was wondering where the red fruit was Laura 🍓🍓🍓🤣🤣👌🏼

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carolgs

Love this tree, but don't go much on the flavour of its strawberry though 🍓 🤔😂

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pelly

Does it really matter, the Beatles were the best ever!! Now I'm showing my age Laura 😂😂

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gjones

Sounds like you're in for a very mild winter. We haven't had snow for the past month because we had some nice warm temps in October. However, temps are getting cooler now and we expect snow will start to fall within the next couple of weeks. Winters don't really bother us as we prepare for the cold and snow and know it'll only last a few months.😊

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kez001uk

I was looking at buying one of these today. They’re beautiful trees ❤️ look forward to seeing yours progress 😁

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columbiariver

I guess it's not time yet Elaine! You goof! 🍓😂😘 @wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

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columbiariver

Lol! I didn't know you could eat them. You mean they're not just tree jewels Carol? @carolgs

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columbiariver

Not going to get an argument from me when it comes to the Beatles. Have you seen them in concert?👀 I've had penny lane in my head for days now Jane. Don't know why? 🤔 @pelly💟

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columbiariver

Never know how the winter will go here. We're always ready for the very cold. You have to be. But you know how warm it's been @gjones

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  • Season Icon Early SummerEarly Summer 2018
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columbiariver

I finally got a variety of Manzanita. Known as Pacific Madrone. I'd like to get it's bark showing so I think I need to trim some foliage low on the plant. Your experience is welcome, please. #arbutusunedo #pacificmadrone #manzanita #pnwnative #strawberrytree #native 6.30.18

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carolgs

Are you having it as a multi stem or single!? Id probably take of the lower ones leaving the 4 more upright

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columbiariver

Exactly the shape I'm going for. Where should I make the cut Carol? Thank you ever so much @carolgs

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carolgs

Take it back to half an inch from main stem, you can always remove more, just on the one left and is it 3 lower ones, you could gently push them down to see how it would look before cutting

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columbiariver

Bless you Carol! I definitely don't want a bush. I'll get a good look first before cutting. Have a nice weekend @carolgs. Hug the kiddos!

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carolgs

Remember you can always cut more off its more difficult to put it back on!!

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