Pink Peppercorn

Pink peppercorn, or Schinus molle, tree with fruit

Pink Peppercorn facts, a short list

Name – Schinus molle
Family Anacardiaceae
Type tree

50 to 65 feet (15 to 20 meters)
Exposure full sun
Soil ordinary

Flowering May to September.
Fruit formation June to September

Planting pink peppercorn

It is recommended to plant pink peppercorn in spring, for it to avoid starting off by having to face winter.

Watering is recommended at the beginning, without overdoing it, and it must later be restricted.

Pruning pink peppercorn

They don’t need any pruning. Let them grow and they will be even more appealing.

Learn more about Pink Peppercorn

This tree tends to grow extremely fast, and can reach up to 50 feet (15 meters) in just a few years.

The pink or red berries it produces release a very fragrant scent, close to that of pepper, but aren’t directly edible.

The blooming which is a creamy white or yellow color is grouped in bunches that appear during the month of May.

Smart tip about pink peppercorn

Pink Peppercorn is an excellent shade tree that resists cold temperatures down to 23°F (-5°C).

Credits for images shared to Nature & Garden (all edits by Gaspard Lorthiois):
Pink pepper corn pods and leaves by Rosalyn & Gaspard Lorthiois, own work