Schinus molle | California Pepper Tree

Picturesque tree but one with problems. Graceful weeping habit is appealing, but branches are susceptible to breaking in high winds, especially if trees are overwatered. Female trees produce interesting clusters of reddish pink berries in fall and winter. Considered extremely invasive. Canopy coverage: 530 square feet.

Water Requirement: moderate

Sun Exposure: reflected sun, full sun

Cold Hardiness: cold hardy to 20F

Growth Rate: fast

Height: 40 feet high

Width: 40 feet wide


Foliage Color: bright green

Flower Color: yellow, white

Flower Season: spring, summer

Wildlife: birds