Origin: South America
Evergreen, broadleaf tree. Fast growth rate, 25 - 45' in height, equal
to greater spread. Round to oval shape.
Pinnately leaf, pinnate venation, alternate arrangement. Elliptic
to oblong shape. Entire margins, courageous surface texture. 1 1/2 - 2
1/2" long leaflets, 1/2 - 1" wide on 6 - 1" long pinnae. Deep glossy green
Perfect, creamy white, 1/4" in size. Late Summer - early Winter.
Dry, drupe-like, green to red when mature. 1/4" round.
Late Fall - early Winter..
May be multi-stemmed or branching near the ground.
Dark brown, more deeply fissured than Schinus molle.
Sunset zones: 13, 14 (Sheltered) 15 - 17, 19 - 24.
Any, well drained.
Supplemental water. .
Accent, background, right of way, screen, shade, and specimen.
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