Sand (coarse texture, drains easily), Clay (fine texture, holds a lot of water) pH: acid
Insignificant, small flowers are produced in the axils of the leaves in summer and are small, cream-coloured, yellow-green or reddish
Bark / Stem type
Sow seeds in
The fruit is a small, 1-3-lobed capsule and when produced in great numbers gives the tree an attractive orange hue. The capsules split open to reveal a small seed surrounded by a fatty orange aril. This aril is popular with birds, which aid distribution of the seed.
This species can also be propagated from cuttings. Take cuttings in spring or early summer.
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