Evergreen, aromatic shrub of medium to large size. Upright habit with dark green leaves and purplish-red shoots, and copper-tinted new growth. Many small creamy white flowers appear in April/May. The leaves have a pungent, peppery taste and the dried fruit has been used as a substitute for pepper. Not suited to exposed sites, best planted with some shelter. Moist soil.
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SKU: 21464 Category: Shrubs and Trees