SEMI FROST HARDY
MEDIUM WATER REQUIREMENTS
An evergreen tree with a roundish crown. The smooth bark varies in shades of grey. The glossy-green leaves have 3 to 5 pairs of lanceolate leaflets. The loose sprays of sweetly-scented small white flowers are borne at the tips of the branches. The fruit is an almost spherical, fleshy red berry. There are two different forms, a Southern/Cape variety and a Northern variety. They have different leaf structures and different growth habits, with the Northern variety appearing to grow slightly faster.