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Tasmannia lanceolata

Description

Handsome rounded shrub 6' x 6' with dark green shiny leaves and red stems. White flowers appear in early summer followed by black fruit. Plants prefer well-drained soils in partial shade to full shade and are hardy to frost (20-22F). These showy shrubs make an excellent hedge although I found them to be rather slow growing. They grow best in northern California and further north in Oregon & Washington.  All parts of the plant are very spicy (hot) and are used in cooking. Interesting foliage plant.

Details

Biological Name: Tasmannia lanceolata
Common Name: Mountain Pepper
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Summer
Height: 6'
Width: 6'
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Hardenbergia, Acacia, Senna and Casuarinas have nitrogen-fixing nodules on their root systems to help provide nitrogen for other plants close to them?

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