Many thanks to Brett Rousseau for creating this map
Available now free to a good home (minimum 3…they are either male or female, you need both for fruit and 3 is better than 2!)
6 month old seedlings 40-50cm. A native plant of the Valdivian temperate rainforests in South America. Edible fruit are small purple-black berries. Fast growing for us, reaching 170cm in the second year. These beautiful evergreen trees are dioecious: both a male and female tree are needed for fruiting. Best to plant a grove or hedgerow of three or more to increase the chances of pollination. Most suited to a sunny/dappled forest edge system with protection from cold winds.