The Strawberry tree. A strawberry tree?! Yes, you read it right, you can adopt your own Strawberry tree! A tree that produces sweet fruit, that actually is a berry that looks like a strawberry. Unfortunately the tree is not related to the famous strawberry.
The fruit of the Arbutus are high in Antioxidants and substances in the leaves:
- Counteracts Diarrhea
- Improves the circulatory system / lowers blood pressure
- Are anti-Inflammatory
Benefits to our planet
The Strawberry tree is not only good for your health and taste buds! As an evergreen tree it provides shade and shelter all year long to wildlife and the soil. Flowering late in the year, from October to December, this tree helps pollinators like bee's with a source of food during the winter.
The strawberry tree is one of the first trees that we've tried to take a cutting of on a hike we did the first weeks upon our arrival. We had no idea which tree this was, but fell in love with the brightly coloured fruits. Unfortunately the cutting did not survive the months before we moved to the farm, and we feel even more motivated to give this tree life on the farm!
By adopting a Strawberry tree you will get:
- A certificate of adoption for you or the person you wish to offer it
- The possibility to visit & get a private tour of the farm. You will be able to see the progress of your tree(s) and its impact on the ecosystem.