Small densely branched tree sometimes with arched and drooping branches. Leaves are dispersed on branches, not crowded at their ends. Young leaves are purple-red. Inflorescence is 1.5 - 7.5 cm. Petals of the flower are red-purple at the centre, paler at margins, white below. Fruit is a berry and 4 - 12 cm x 1 - 7 cm in size, ovoid to ellipsoid. Fruit is orange-yellow when ripe.