A picture of a Schinus molle

Schinus molle

Schinus molle

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

10b

USDA zone

2°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

20m

Max

8m

7m

Min

6m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Schinus molle Overview

This species of tree will produce slender pendent branches. The leaves are semi-pendent and pinnate with narrowly lance-shaped and medium to deep, glossy green leaflets. The flowers are borne in pendent panicles of tiny white-yellow blooms in late winter to early summer which are followed by red-pink fruits.

Common problems with Schinus molle

How to propagate Schinus molle

Cuttings

Propagation is from fresh seed in spring or cuttings in summer.

Seed

Other uses of Schinus molle

Tolerates coastal conditions