California Pepper Tree
25’ - 40’ X 25’ - 40’
White Flowers, Pink Berries
Bright green lacy leaves on weeping branchlets
Adverse Growth Factors
Description and Cultural Plant Tips
Invasive in Riparian Areas.
Master Gardener Comments
Needs room to spread. Mature trees have gnarled and twisted trunks. Native to Peru but planted around the California Missions as early as 1830’s. Water 2 - 3 times a month when getting started, then quite drought tolerant.