Common Name: Pepper tree
Growth Habit: 10 feet high x 6 feet wide after many years
USDA Zone: 8-10
Exposure: filtered to full sun
Growing Conditions: moist, well-drained soils
Comments: Striking red stems are an outstanding feature of this neat dense-foliaged shrub. Glossy, dark green lance-shaped leaves are 2-3 inches long. Clusters of small white flowers appear mid to late spring, followed by black berries. Protect from cold winter winds.
Plant Size: 15-18 inch