10 years to reach maturity
Pepper Tree Overview
This species is a bushy, spiny, deciduous shrub with pinnate fragrant, glossy, dark green leaves with ovate toothed leaflets which will turn yellow in the autumn. The flowers are panicles of yellow-green blooms which are cup-shaped, followed by small red berries.
How to propagate Pepper Tree
You can propagate by seeds in the autumn.
Root cuttings in late winter.
Other uses of Pepper Tree
Grown for their fruits, aromatic foliage and habit. The bark has medicinal use.