8 plants with cool-season berries

These shrubs and small trees bejewel the landscape from fall into winter

Strawberry tree (Arbutus unedo)

Strawberry tree (Arbutus unedo)

Puffy fruits the size of olives turn from yellow when young to red when mature. The fruits are borne at the same time as urn-shaped flowers among dark evergreen leaves.

The species ranges from 8 to 35 feet tall and wide; compact varieties reach only 5 to 8 feet tall. Full sun or partial shade (essential in desert areas). Zones 4-24.

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