Grown as either an ornamental small tree or shrub, the strawberry tree is one of the most attractive specimens available for residential use. The evergreen nature and off-season flowering make this a real find for discriminating gardeners. Both flowers and fruits can be present at the same time.The fruit produced by this tree is edible, commonly used to make preserves, syrups, candied fruit, wines and liqueurs. Strawberry trees like acidic, alkaline, loamy, moist, sandy, well-drained and clay soils and can be expected to grow in Hardiness Zones 6–9. Bonsai suitable.