The Cape Box is a wonderful specimen that thrives as a topiary or hedging tree, in our South African gardens.
- small, slow-growing, evergreen tree that can attain a height of up to 9 m
- compact shape with small, shiny, leathery leaves
- stem is straight and slender with grooved greenish-brown bark
- small, green flowers that appear both in winter and in spring
- fruit look like hard, brown capsules
Easy to cultivate, the tree tolerates drought well, but thrives if fed and watered regularly.