Native Region: Mexico, Chile, Argentina
Zone Range: 8-10
Preferred Climate: mild temperate
Harvest Date: Wednesday 14 September, 2016
Seed count: 12-15
This upright evergreen shrub has aromatic bark and lance-shaped dark green leathery leaves. It bears fragrant ivory-white flowers from spring to early summer, followed by glossy black berries. Height and spread 10-30 feet.
For maximum freshness, please keep seed refrigerated in its original packaging until it is time to plant. Sow seed in containers in a cold frame in autumn. Grow in fertile, moist but well-drained soil in sun or part shade. Provide shelter from drying, cold winds.