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Drimys lanceolata

Mountain pepper

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Features

  • BloomsMarch to June
  • Height2m to 4.5m
  • Spread2m to 3m
  • Growth HabitUpright round
  • Flower ColourWhite-green
  • Leaf ColourGlossy dark green

Description

Drimys lanceolata (Mountain pepper). A dense upright, evergreen tree from S.E. Australia & Tasmania.

Characteristics

Evergreen, Shrub or Tree

Other common names

Pepper tree

Origin

S.E.Australia & Tasmania

Interest and use

Specimen

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilLight, Medium
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

They are fully hardy but in cold areas they will grow against a south or west facing wall. They will need a sunny position or semi-shade with fertile, moist but well drained soil. Cut out dead or damaged wood in spring.

Propagation

Propagation is by semi-ripe cuttings in the summer or by seeds in the autumn.

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