Wide spreading shade tree for temperate areas. Bright green pinnate leaves with a distinctive peppery fragrance cover the graceful willowy branches. Produces red berries. Solid heavy limbs are safe to climb and build tree huts in. Adaptable enough to tolerate both drought and poorly drained soils, also light frosts. Evergreen tree that grows at a fast rate to reach 6m (H) x 6m (W) in 10 years.