Pink pepper berries BIO organic certified, Schinus terebinthifolius

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Pink pepper berries, from organic certified cultivation from Brasil Pink pepper (Schinus terebinthifolius) is not a true pepper. The pink to coral - red , 4-5 mm large berries grow in Central and South American on a shrub or small tree , belonging to the Family Tree Wig (Anacardiaceae). In Florida, the pink pepper haggard after it was imported in 1840 as an ornamental shrub. Especially the Everglades are likely to be overgrown The shrub is frost sensitive and has a minimum of at least 5° C in order to grow.

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The berries are sometimes picked while still green, but even if they pink / red color.
They taste fine aromatic, fresh, spicy , and are very decorative. The shrub grows to 9 m high and has a rounded crown with green- bronze, 10-22 cm long, odd-pinnate leaves with 5-15 leaflets. The 3-6 cm long leaves are lanceolate to elliptical with a fine-toothed blade edge and yellow veins.
The petiole is usually something winged. Spread the leaves when fretting or break a peppery smell. Pink pepper is dioecious. There are bushes with only female flowers and shrubs with only male flowers. Only the bushes with the female flowers bear fruit. The yellow-white flowers are arranged in a plume. The fruit is initially green berry, which when mature are pink / red. source, edited by

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CertificationFrom controlled organic agriculture in Brasil (non E.U.) • Skal025811 • NL-BIO-01
Brewing westernHerbal infusion: Use 2 grams of herbs per cup (200ml) and brew cool, around 90°C, allow to steep for 2-3 minutes and infuse at least 3 times.
Cold BrewCold infusion, use 10 to 16 grams of tea per liter of cold water. Let the tea steep overnight in the fridge, 12 to 15 hours. You can vary with the proportions for example to add sparkling water afterwards.
Shelf lifeStore this product cool, dark, dry and airtight; after a year the fresh taste develops into a more mellow taste.
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