Sansho Seedling- Japanese Pepper (Zanthoxylum piperitum)


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Also known as Japanese Pepper, Sansho is an attractive shrub or small tree growing 10-12 ft. in height. Highly prized in Japanese cuisine, Sansho bears abundant, aromatic, small red fruits accented by handsome, dark green, 3-6” long foliage. The dried fruit hulls, small black seeds and peppery tasting leaves are used as a spice for flavoring rice and other dishes. Sansho is hardy to minus 15°F.

* Height: 10-12ft
* Width: 8ft
* Watering needs: regular, can tolerate dry summers once established
* Sun needs: sun or part shade
* Soil needs: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils and prefers well-drained soil
* Bloom Time: April to June

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