Natal Forest Cabbage Tree
A fast growing evergreen tree native to South Africa. A small tree with a sparsely branching trunk giving it a palm like appearance, large, shiny, leathery, attractive leaves are red when they first appear, darken to bronze and then to dark green. Greenish flowers are followed by purple black fruit. It grows as an understory tree in the forests until it reaches full height.
Max Height 15m.
Prefers a sheltered site.
Tender but can withstand mild frost.