Arbutus (Arbutus menziesii)
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Latin (scientific) name: Arbutus menziesii
Common English name: Arbutus
French name: Arbousier d’Amérique
Prefers full sun and tends to be found on Pacific shorelines
Arbutus has distinctive reddish-brown peeling bark which flake away and is found on the western coast of North America.
6a, 6b,7a, 7b, 8a, 8b
A hardiness zone is a geographically defined area where a given plant is capable of growing. Hardiness zones are based largely on climate, particularly minimum temperatures. Zone 0 covers the harshest areas in Canada for plant species. Higher numbers represent more temperate areas.
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