An erect shrub with a small trunk from which arise many upward-growing branches. Densely-clothed with three-lobed, tough, leathery, green leaves. Prefers a dry position and is coastal hardy. Excellent as a filler, to line driveways, or as a street tree. Can be pruned to any size. Evergreen tree that grows at a moderate rate to reach 3m (H) x 3m (W) in 10 years.