Common name: Folhado.
Geographical origins: Europe, in the coastal regions.
Adult size: Height up to 2.50 m, width up to 2 m.
Soil type: All but well drained.
Climate: Resist to -15 ° C.
Exposure: This species normally vegetates at the base of slopes facing north, so when placed in situations of sun exposure it is necessary to ensure that the soil is kept humid.
Characteristics and uses: Ornamental shrub with white flowering from November to April and fruits of a bluish black. It can be planted isolated or used in flower hedges.