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Attractive aromatic shrub growing 2- 5 m high, it has attractive red stems. Plants are male or female with the small black berries ripening in the autumn. The leaf and berry are both dried and used as a spice. The berries are sweet first at first with a peppery aftertaste. Native to rainforest gullies from Tasmania north to the Barrington Tops where it prefers a cool climate.
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Warm Temperate, Cool Temperate
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Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions)
Plants required to Pollinate
3 Plants (Male and Female)
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Can it Handle Frosts?
Yes, Yes (Often below -2)
Amount of leaves in Winter?
All Leaves (Evergreen)
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Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest
Sun or Shade
Preferred Soil Type
April, May, June
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Customer Comments on Mountain Pepper
Started with 5 seedlings, grow well in my planted "rainforest", have lost most of original plants to drought, need moisture, but have regenerated in a thick re-growth by self seeding, under rainfall only conditions. medium shrub- Mornington Peninsula | anthony miceli - arthurs seat, vic 26-Jul-2018
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