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Aristotelia chilensis

Classification

Order: Arecales
   Family: Arecaceae
            Genus: Aristotelia
                        Specie: Aristotelia chilensis

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 15 ft (4.5 m)

Cultivation: Moist well-drained soil

Features: Attractive foliage; purple berries

Uses: Shrub borders Shaded sites

Zones: 8-10

Description: Growing to around 15 ft (4.5?m) tall, this Chilean species has leathery leaves up to 4?in (10?cm) long, reddish stems and clusters of tiny green-white flowers. The spring flowers are usually insignificant but are followed by purple berries that ripen to b

Growth Habit: Open graceful habit

Comments: Variegated cultivar available





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