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Tasmannia lanceolata (male) 'Mountain Pepper' 14cm

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Tasmania lanceolata

MOUNTAIN PEPPER

A compact evergreen Australian shrub with edible

pepper flavoured leaves and berries.

creamy white flowers appearing in Spring. Berries will be produced

spicy hot flavour to casseroles, curries, pastas and soup. Use leaves

fresh, or dried and ground and sprinkled on food. The dried or fresh

berries can be used as an interesting alternative to traditional pepper.

CONDITIONS: Prefers a cool, moist, fertile soil in a sunny to partly

shaded position. Tolerant of cold, frosty conditions.

FOR BEST RESULTS: Keep moist during hot, dry conditions. Can be

trimmed after fruiting to maintain desired shape and to encourage

crimson new growth. Mulch well to retain soil moisture and suppress

weeds.

PLANTING IDEAS AND USES:

• use berries ~

urmet dishes

• suited tr

ers

orders and edaes

• attra

Spring

Light

Tubs

Frosts

Containers