Common name: Cornus Chilensis, Aristotelia macqui, Aristotelia glandulosa, Chilean wineberry Height: 3-4m Growing: medium Foliage: evergreen Flowers / Fruits: small star-shaped yellow-greenish flowers and small black berries Site: sun to light shade Soil: acidic to slightly alkaline Irrigation: regular Hardiness: hardy -10ºC
Long description: Aristotelia chilensis also known as Cornus Chilensis or Chilean wineberry is an evergreen shrub, which is also grown as a tree. The leaves are glossy, dark green and oval to lanceolately shaped. Young shoots and leaf stalks tend to have a reddish color. It bears clusters of small star-shaped yellow-greenish flowers and will have small dark purple to black berries.