Zanthoxylum piperitum
JAPANESE PEPPER, JAPANESE PRICKLY ASH
Rutaceae

 
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Plant type: deciduous shrub

Hardiness zones: 7-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to dappled light

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: heavy frost
2.5m
Plant habit
 
2.5m

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Origins: China-Korea-Taiwan, Japan

Other Botanical Names:

Other Common Names: Szechuan Peppercorn

 
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Zanthoxylum piperitum
JAPANESE PEPPER, JAPANESE PRICKLY ASH
Rutaceae

 

  Plant type: deciduous shrub

Hardiness zones: 7-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to dappled light

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: heavy frost
2.5m
Plant habit
 
2.5m

FEATURES

Flowers: chartreuse

Flowering Time: early summer

Leaves: aromatic; coloured in autumn

Ornamental Fruit: red , black seeds

Bark & Stems: spines


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits oriental designs

Uses: informal screen, informal hedge, barrier, bonsai

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






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