Category: Shrub - Evergreen
Zones: 10b to 12b
Size: 4 to 5' tall and up to 15' wide
Growth Rate: Moderate
Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun
Alternate, shiny dark green thick and leathery, almost round leaves. Small greenish-white flowers in clusters at the leaf axils. Fruit is a round white to pale pink drupe, to 1.5", edible.
Published in Sp. Pl. 1: 513 in 1753.
Native to Florida, the Caribbean and South America.