Native to the foothills of the Himalayas. The leaves grow out of each side of the twigs in rows. Edible. The leaves are high in antioxidants and used in salads. An interesting fact is that the leaves contain more vitamin C than oranges, more calcium than in milk, and more vitamin A than found in carrots. Excellent.
Once established, trimming branches will encourage growth. Annual pruning of this shrub is a good way to go about it.