Erect deciduous or semi-evergreen shrub < 4 m tall. Leaves are < 25 x 15 mm. Flowers are small, white/pink and borne in bunches of 1-4 during November – December. Berries are orange-red, < 1 cm long and ripen in December – July.
To help protect our environment:
Roadsides, grasslands, open shrubland, forest margins, riverbeds, cliffs, open habitats.
Seeds dispersed by birds and small mammals. Human-mediated dispersal through dumping of garden waste and deliberate plantings.
Forms dense stands, excluding native plant species.
Follow up treated areas 3 times per year. Encourage natural regeneration of native plants or replant treated areas where possible after 2-3 treatments to establish dense ground cover and minimise reinvasion.
CAUTION: When using any herbicide or pesticide please read the label thoroughly to ensure that all instructions and safety requirements are followed.