Brazilian Pepper | Drought Tolerant Trees
The Brazilian Pepper (Schinus terebinthifolius) is adaptable to many environments, the Brazilian Pepper grows as either a single trunk or a multiple trunk tree, providing many landscape uses. The Brazilian Pepper is also well known for its hardiness in desert environments and requires little care and maintenance once established.
Moist to dry
Full sun to partial shade
24 inches per season
Very small red drupe
Pest & Disease
Susceptible to Scales, Oak Root Rot, Root Rot and Verticillium
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