Evergreen tree. Liked for its red.-copper colour when it blossoms and its bark which flakes.
In a Mediterranean climate outside during the whole year. Protect against cold in winter.
Abundant in summer and moderate in winter.
In spring and autumn.
Every 2 or 3 years, in spring..
100% Akadama, or a mixture of Akadama with 20% of volcanic earth.
Pruning and nipping
To be done the whole year.
Pinch when the branch has developed about 5 to 6 leaves, cutting the two leaves at the top of the branches
It is not usual.
In its countries of origin this tree is used to form hedges because it scomes back very well after a drastic pruning.