Shrub or small tree < 3 m tall. Leaves are < 14 x 7 cm, strongly veined and densely hairy when young. Flowers are white/yellow and borne July – March. Fruit is yellow, < 4 cm in diameter, contains hard seeds and ripens in November – March.
To help protect our environment, from 1 September 2022, you:
Forest margins, scrub, disturbed forest, pasture, dry habitats.
Seeds dispersed by birds and pigs. Vegetative spread from suckering.
May exacerbate impacts from animal pests such as possums and feral pigs by providing an important food source.
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.