Pistacea lentiscus

LENTISCO

SC00485

Evergreen shrub of approximately 4 m, although occasionally it can reach up to 8 m. It grows in thickets and garrigues developed in holm oak forests, on all types of soils, associating with myrtles, kermes oaks, palmettos, aladiernos, etc. It grows as a bush and as it ages, it develops thick trunks and a large number of thick and long branches. The bark is reddish in the young branches, later it turns gray. Pinnate leaves with 6-12 dark green, leathery, lanceolate leaflets. Very small flowers, yellowish to dark red, 2-3 mm in diameter, forming tight clusters. Very aromatic fruit, red and then black, 3-4 mm in diameter.

Aplications

price per gram

0,35 - 2,00

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Technical Information

Planting information:

Mechanical scarification and immersion in water at room temperature for 24 hours.
-Breaking dormancy by washing for 2-3 hours.
-Soaking for 24 hours, and germination on sand substrate at a temperature of 25º C'.

Additional information

Leaf Lifespan

Deciduous Leaves

Flower Color

Red

Leaf Color

Green

Flowering Season

Late Spring, Early Summer

Sowing Season

Early Spring, Late Spring, Early Autumn, Late Autumn

Family

Shrubs

Habitat

Forests

Plant Lifespan

Perennial

Water Requirements

Low

Light Requirements

Full Sun

Origin

Iberian Peninsula

Soil Type

Not determinative

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