Leaves may be harvested throughout the year, but are said to taste best between february and late september (before the onset of flowering). Masses of bell shaped mauve flowers in spring. Click rookery-sized plant with a rosette of shiny green leaves.
It will grow up to 5m in a backyard garden (unpruned), and is easily kept smaller, with pruning, as a gap-filling shrub or potted ornamental. This species is fairly hardy out in the wild, it can survive sub-zero temperatures, exposed terrain and windy sites. Best in a well drained site, with a dash of shade.
Also known as ice plant, this succulent trailing or scrambling plant loves coastal sands. Click a compact shrub to 40cm with soft rounded leaves. Creamy yellow flowers in spring, are followed by black berries in summer on female plants.
A small, tuft plant to 30 cm with attractive starry creamy-white flowers in late spring or early summer. Female plants develop clusters of shiny black berries in summer. Cutting-grown male native pepper plants can be used to guarantee fertilisation of nearby female plants.
Dried berries make a pungent native substitute for black pepper. This beautiful plant is not only endemic to tasmania, but is the only species in its genus and family, and so it rates as a true. Leaves often have a reddish tinge.
Also known as new zealand spinach, this succulent groundcover loves coastal sands but will grow very happily in a vegie patch as well. A fine foliaged shrub, very slow growing to 40cm, endemic to tasmanian mountains. Endemic shrub with fan-shaped branchlets, growing to 2 m in a moist shady spot. In the spring, mountain pepper produces small yellow or creamy white flowers that turn into red pepper berries over the autumn season if both male and female plants are present. Cutting-grown female plants develop clusters of shiny black berries in summer.
Tiny white clusters of pendulous flowers, followed by purple berries. Condition the soil with plenty of organic matter before planting, and ensure the ground is mulched before summer. However, it grows best in lime-free, fertile, moist and well-drained soils in semi-shade positions sheltered from the hot summer sun and drying winds. A summer growing, soft foliaged grass to 30cm high by 60cm wide. A small, tuft plant to 30 cm with attractive starry creamy-white flowers in late spring or early summer.
Most likely will have yellow flowers, but not guaranteed. Dried berries make a pungent native substitute for black pepper. Masses of bell shaped mauve flowers in spring. Mountain pepper is a bushy, medium to tall plant reaching up to 8m in its natural habitat. The prices shown are for plants in tubes and 140 mm pots.
They may be kept fresh for longer in the freezer. This beautiful plant is not only endemic to tasmania, but is the only species in its genus and family, and so it rates as a true. Prefers a cool, moist, well drained site. . Endemic to wet forests, this slow growing shrub to 1. Recommended for a moist, cool position, or as a pot plant. A slow growing shrub, spreading or up to 1. Up to about 1m in ten years. With small yellow flowers and reddish to black berries, it can form a dense groundcover, spreading to 2m in coastal or light soils. Mountain pepper is an evergreen shrub often used as a culinary spice.Tasmanian Mountain Pepper (Tasmannia lanceolata) is a small tree native to ... There are both male and female plants and so only the females produce the ...