Small, 0.5" berry with dark red to blackish colored flesh.
Small or medium sized bush or tree to 15-20ft. The Spanish Stopper is also a good candidate for bonsai.
Moderately hardy, can survive short frosts and freezes.
Trees are not very particular about soils. Water fairly regularly. Easily trained into a short hedge or bush. Grows well in shade, part-shade, and is very drought tolerant.
Fleshy fruit, usually eaten fresh. The tree is most commonly used as a street tree, or is trained into a hedge. Attracts birds.
Native to southern Florida, the Caribbean, southern Mexico, Belize, and Guatemala.