The black fruit forming on the Brush Pepperbush

(1/7) The black fruit forming on the Brush Pepperbush

The vibrant leaf colour of the Brush Pepperbush

(2/7) The vibrant leaf colour of the Brush Pepperbush

A productive pepperbush with lots of berries forming.

(3/7) A productive pepperbush with lots of berries forming.

A close up of the pepper berries ripening.

(4/7) A close up of the pepper berries ripening.

Tasmannia insipida on the Lamington Plateau

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Brush Pepperbush For Sale

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Leaf of the Brush Pepperbush

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Brush Pepperbush

Tasmannia insipida
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The peppery flavoured red to maroon berries are edible and the leaves have a peppery flavour when crushed. Brush Pepperbush is a shrub 1-3m in size with reddish stems. The trees grow in the wetter forests of the coast and ranges, from Southern NSW to Nor... Read More


Specifications of Brush Pepperbush

Preferred Climate Tropical, Subtropical, Warm TemperateLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From SeedlingLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 1-2m

Plants required to Pollinate 1 (Self Pollinating)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Sometimes

Amount of leaves in Winter? All Leaves (Evergreen)

Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas WA

Suitability in Pots Yes with 35L+ Pot

Water Requirements Moderate Watering

Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree? Can be pruned to 2m

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest 2-3 Years

Sun or Shade Part (Sun:50-80%), Shade (Sun:0-50%)

Preferred Soil Type Good Drainage

Soil pH Moderately Acidic (5.5-6.5)

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Brush Pepperbush Reviews & Tips

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★★★★★ 8months ago


Brush Pepperbush

Its a bush tucker tree it produces pepper berries that I want to try out in my cooking, it also looks good, the orange Berry bush tucker I bought from daleys is growing so well with a lot of berries for us & the birds. Can't wait to see some pepper berries. The plant is doing very well in my garden so far.

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