Origin: South America
Height/width: 20-30 feet tall
Culture: Sun to part shade. Can handle different types of soil as long as it's well-drained. Regular water.
Description: Subtropical, evergreen shrub/ tree. Dark green leaves commercially harvested. Leaves used to make caffeinated tea. Popular drink in South America. Tiny greenish-white blooms. Small red berries in late spring, early summer.
Flowering Time: Late fall/ early winter.