This endemic bush of Chile is found from Santiago to Valdivia. It mainly inhabits sunny slopes of the Andean foothills. It is a shrub that reaches up to 2.5 meters high and its fruit is an orange berry.
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Maximum height size 4 meters.
Medium growth rate.
On sunny and dry slopes.
It resists occasional, not prolonged frosts down to approx. -5 °c.
Areas with constant rainfall, short dry periods are possible but do not last more than 1 month.
Not demanding in terms of soil.
Coquimbo region to Araucanía region, from the coastal mountain range to the foothills.