Small bush or tree with deciduous or permanent leaves depending on the variety. Produces white or pink flowers and its small fruits are of red, yellow, orange and black colour. There exist about 100 varieties.
In zones of Mediterranean climate it can be placed in the exterior during the whole year. In colder zones it’s convenient to protect it against frost.
Abundant in summer and in moderation in winter.
In spring and autumn but not during flowering.
Every 2 years, at the beginning of spring.
100% Akadama, or a mixture of Akadama with a 20% of volcanic earth.
Pruning and pinching
New shoots in spring.
When the branch has developed from 6 to 8 leaves, cut the leaves and leave only 2 of them.
During the whole year.