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.