This web page created by Justin Haynes, Cassius Hillard, and Elijah Queen Fall 2014
Common Name: California Pepper Tree
Botanical Name: Schinus molle
Location: Located between the X and N building
Plant Type: Evergreen
Sunset Zones: 8,9,12-24
Sun Requirements: Full sun zone 11
Water Requirements: Very by species
Description: The California Pepper Tree also known as The Schinus Molle. It is known for its weeping branches, that have pink colored peppercorns that make pepper. The tree is on average 20-30ft high, this tree grows on all vareitys of regions. This tree is most usefull for making firewood, wagons, and spicy beer. The California Pepper Tree can die in freezing tempratures.
Leaves: Bright green leaves with many narrow leaflets that are 2 inches long
Flowers: yellow white summer flowers
Fruit: berries that make pepper for seasoning
Unique Facts: The California Pepper Tree has some unique facts that people may not know. The California Tree can be used to make peppers and spices, as well as spicy beer can be made from this very unique tree.