Ornamental shrub for hedges, landscaping and pots. Very useful in decoration, gardening and for bonsai. Its leaves are used as a dye. Moreover it feeds insects.
Semi-evergreen shrub growing up to 3m with dark green leaves and black bitter non edible berries.
Prefers limestone and cool soils.
Dig a hole at least two or three times as wide and deep as the root ball. Take out the plant from the container and loosen roots to allow them to spread out in all direction. Cut possible broken roots. Mix the soil extracted with a substrate and fill part of the hole with the mixture obtained. Place the plant in the hole and cover with the remaining mixture. Compact the soil around the plant and water thoroughly.
Height of plant: Plug: 15/40cm - 1.2 Litre Plug: 30/70cm