It's also known as pepper tree. Both of these two names belong to the same plant. It's an ornamental plant. It's not the same as the pepper we eat in our daily life. But it is full of pepper smell, especially after crushing the leaves, the smell is more intense.
It belongs to the evergreen shrub, the growth speed is relatively slow, the height is about 30 to 90 cm, and the span is relatively large. Its leaves are not big, the color is dark green, with luster on it, relatively bright and good-looking. The flowers are cash yellow when they open. Because of its ornamental value, it is often used to make bonsai. As long as all aspects are properly maintained and transplanted into beautiful and excellent flowerpots, its ornamental value will be relatively high. When placed at home, it can add a touch of vitality and also play a role of decoration.
It is often confused with balsam wood in life. Balsam wood has the function of expelling mosquitoes. Although it has pepper smell, it has no effect of expelling mosquitoes. When maintaining, try to choose a bright place with light for maintenance.