AVERAGE SIZE (H) x (W): 5m x 4m
FLOWERING TIME:   J F M A M J J A S O N D
FRUITING TIME:   J F M A M J J A S O N D
An attractive small tree or shrub with a pale grey bark that becomes rough and furrowed. The leaves are ivy-like and shiny-green with 5 prominent veins from the base. It bears attractive, Hibiscus-like, lemon yellow flowers that close mid-afternoon and turn pinkish-brown as they age. The fruit is a round, fleshy berry that attracts birds.ECOLOGICAL BENEFITS:
The flowers attract insects and the fruit is eaten by birds.
NATURAL HABITAT & DISTRIBUTION:
Coastal and riverine forest and bushveld.
An attractive garden specimen that can be used as a street tree.
Can be propagated from seed or cuttings.