PLANTS OF BRAZILIAN PEPPERTREE - SCHINUS TEREBINTHIFOLIUS
Small evergreen tree up to 7 m tall with widespread branching. White flowers. The fruit is pink red. It is used as pink pepper. Ornamental for its decorative foliage. Culinary. Bonsai.
It grows on siliceous, light, neutral and dry 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.