Cutting grown plants baring pepper berries early in their pots

(1/3) Cutting grown plants baring pepper berries early in their pots

For cool climates, Mountain Pepper is a fabulous native spice.

(2/3) For cool climates, Mountain Pepper is a fabulous native spice.

Stirking red stems on young Mountain Pepper plants.

(3/3) Stirking red stems on young Mountain Pepper plants.

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Mountain Pepper- Female

Tasmannia lanceolata
Fruit Trees > Bush foods Australia > Mountain Pepper- Female
Female selection of this attractive, aromatic shrub growing 2- 5 m high, it has striking red stems. Plants are either male or female with the small black berries ripening on the female plants in the autumn. The leaf and berry are both dried and used as a ... Read More

$24.00

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Specifications of Mountain Pepper- Female

Preferred Climate Warm Temperate, Cool TemperateLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From CuttingLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 2-5m

Plants required to Pollinate 3 Plants (Male and Female)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Yes, Yes (Often below -2)

Amount of leaves in Winter? All Leaves (Evergreen)

Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas WA

Water Requirements Moderate Watering

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest 4-5 Years

Sun or Shade Full (Sun:80%-100%)

Preferred Soil Type Good Drainage

Soil pH Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)

Fruiting/Harvest Months April, May, June

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Mountain Pepper- Female Reviews & Tips

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anthony miceli
5y ago

arthurs seat, vic, Australia

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

Pademelon1
★★★★ 8y ago

PADDINGTON, NSW

Leaves are very spicy, great for cooking. Growing rather vertically at the moment. Brilliant red stems contrast with the dark green leaves. tolerates full sun to full shade (though it prefers full sun, and mines growing in the sun). Also tolerates both...

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