Bushy shrub to about 3 m high. Leathery green leaves with serrated leaf margins on younger stems. Pale brown tomentose at first but becoming glabrous on both surfaces. Clusters of pink - white star shaped flowers with reddish centres, July-Dec. Black- dark purple spherical fruit, Mar-April.
Coastal cliffs, shrubland, forest.
Has the potential to compete and replace native plants, especially in coastal areas.
1. Pull seedlings
2. Cut & stump paint (Vigilant gel).
Caution: when using any herbicide or pesticide PLEASE READ THE LABEL THOROUGHLY to ensure that all instructions and safety requirements are followed.