Broad-leafed Pepper Bush

Scientific Name: 
Tasmania purpurescens
Family Name: 
Winteraceae
Place of Origin: 
Australia
Plant Description: 
Stronger and hotter than traditional pepper berries. Leaves fresh or dried used to flavour food
Plant Height: 
1-3m
Plant Width: 
1-5m
Plant Use: 
Edible
Harvest Period: 
Berries in Autumn, leaves all year
Of Interest: 
Berries dried and ground or picked in brine. Leaves fresh or dried. Flower buds fresh in salads or pickled. Can be used as an indoor plant.
Annual, Biannual or Perennial: 
Perennial
Plant Type: 
Small Tree
Deciduous or Evergreen: 
Evergreen

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