Mastic Tree is a small evergreen tree that grows throughout the Mediterranean. Though it is described as small, it grow to 25 feet easily and slowly take over a backyard if the owner isn’t careful. Since it is from the Mediterranean, you need to grow it in a warmer climate and zones 9 to 11 are recommended for a healthy tree. If taken care of, expect to see small flowers and clusters of red berries on it for years to come.
- The mastic tree, being from the Mediterranean needs warmer weather, such as zones 9 to 11
- The flowers are insignificant, but will develop yearly and put out bright red berries
- The tree, though small, can grow to 25 feet of height and take over a backyard quickly.
“Its branches are so limber and flexible that it’s sometimes called the yoga tree.”