California Pepper-tree – Schinus molle Share this:Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Designed with love! Our Grower's Choice Subscription freshly picked and delivered to your door every month. Shop Now Common Name: California Pepper-tree, Pepperberry Botanical Name: Schinus molle, SHY-nus MOLE-ey Flower Color: Pink Availability: Fall, Winter Tidbits: Greek for mastic-tree. The specific epithet name “molle” means soft. Berries are rose-colored for which it is best known and used.