Is this a pepper tree - Knowledgebase Question

yorba linda, ca
Question by ggrigsby
October 4, 2005
Is there a tree similar to the California pepper tree but does not producer the red peppers? It has the same similar leaves and weepy look but I do not see the peppers.


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Answer from NGA
October 4, 2005

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Schinus molle, the California Pepper Tree, generally produces red berries, however some trees develop mostly male flowers, in which case there will be very few to no berries at all. The tree you're seeing, if it is a California Pepper, must be producing mostly male flowers.

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