A fully developed Peruvian pepper tree will reach a height of 25 to 50 feet and a width of 25 to 40 feet. It is a fast-growing evergreen tree with drooping branches. This drooping canopy has a spherical or umbrella form and covers a large area. It has 19 to 41 alternating leaflets on its pinnately complex leaves. The hue of the leaves is a medium green. The shading capacity is excellent, with a moderate to thick grade. The leaves of the Peruvian pepper tree contain a volatile oil in leaf storage cells that releases a spicy aroma when damaged.
Botanical Name : Schinus molle
Common Name : Peruvian Peppertree, Pepper Tree
Height : 25- 50 ft
Spread : 25-35 ft
Germination Info : Seed does not require a pre-treatment
Hardiness zone : 9-11
Other info : Used in windbreaks.
Average seed per ounce : Approx. 813