Pink Peppercorn facts, a short list
Name – Schinus molle
Family – Anacardiaceae
Type – tree
Height – 50 to 65 feet (15 to 20 meters)
Exposure – full sun
Soil – ordinary
Foliage – evergreen
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.
- Refer to our guidelines on planting shrubs.
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).