Vepris lanceolata is a hardy, evergreen, very attractive tree with apple green foliage. It blooms with a myriad of small, white flowers from December to January, which give the tree a lacy look.
The black berries ripen throughout the autumn and winter and are an important source of food for the birds. The tree is host to the Citrus Swallowtail Butterflies.
A beautifully shaped tree and a very good garden subject that can be used as a screen or container plant for outdoors or indoors.
The non-aggressive root system makes it ideal for smaller gardens. The timber is even-grained and white. It has many medicinal uses.
Size 5 to 10m