The crown appears grey-green. The young parts are velvety, as they are covered with grey hairs. The leaves are about 2-8 cm long and 1.4-4 cm broad, leathery, elliptic in shape, with a tapering base and apex. The veins are elevated and prominent beneath. A few pink flowers about 2-3 cm with radiating filaments are seen in clusters borne at the nodes. The fruit is a globular, edible berry.