Height: 30-35'; Spread: 30-35'
Evergreen; Irregular canopy with weeping branching habit.
Green, pinnately compound leaves with wide leaflets.
White flowers in summer.
Small red drupe.
Furrowed, green to gray.
In general, 15-20 gallons per week for the first 2 years; 15-20 gallons twice a month for the 3rd year; as needed after 3 years (varies by soil, sun, and wind conditions).
- Tree Care:
Moderate. Early pruning needed to train a good shape; pruning needed less frequently with age.
Any soil, some shade, medium winds.
- Special Considerations:
Fruit attracts birds.
- Notable Traits:
Native to South America.
Brazilian Pepper Tree