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Plant Form: Small tree.
Size: Up to 8 m tall.
Stem: Smooth grey turning to flaky or corky bark with age. With spines up to 7 cm long on young stems.
Leaves: Dark green 2-5 cm long with waxy appearance and 3-5 prominent veins.
Flowers: Small, inconspicuous, creamy green with no petals.
Fruit and Seeds: Large, apricot-coloured yellow berry, up to 4 cm diameter.
Habitat: Urban bushland, forests, parks, old gardens, agricultural areas.