A dense evergreen tree with attractive heart shaped dark green leaves and branches of the tree often curve over time. Shade/ornamental tree.
Height 10m. Branch spread 8m.
A common tree along the coast in its native and naturalised ranges, and in the wild it is found near watercourses, mangrove swamps and estuaries. Suitable for sandy and moist soils, although it will also grow well under drier conditions and in a variety of soils. It can also stand brackish water and is tolerant of salt spray, and therefore it is an excellent species for coastal areas.
Colour of Flowers
Yellow to orange and red