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Commonly known as Yellow wood

Genus of 200 or more species of spiny, deciduous or evergreen trees and shrubs, mainly from forest in Asia, Australia, North to South America and Africa.

Used as bonsai trees.

The fruit of several species is used to make Sichuan pepper.

Further Reading....

  • Deciduous
  • Evergreen
  • Tall Shrub - or small trees, broadly rounded to upright. Aromatic bark.
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade - light, dappled shade
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - none
  • Place of origin - Asia, Australia, North to South America, Africa.
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil -
Zanthoxylum - Growing Guide

Buy Varieties of ZANTHOXYLUM


ZANTHOXYLUM piperitum  >

Commonly known as: Japan pepper.
Spiny pepper with small, yellow-green flowers and tiny, red, berry-like fruits
£25.00 each

ZANTHOXYLUM piperitum purple-leaved

ZANTHOXYLUM piperitum purple-leaved  >

Commonly known as: Japan pepper.
Rare form of Japan pepper. Aromatic shiny purple foliage. Leaves small and pinnate. Spiny stems
£25.00 each
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Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.


ZANTHOXYLUM simulans  >

Commonly known as: Chinese prickly ash.
(bungei) - an unusual tall shrub with distinctly spiny branches and greenish yellow flowers in early summer followed by small rounded reddish fruits
£20.00 each

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