Due to its dense, dark leaves the Novita is commonly planted as a screening, however it can also be used as a stand-alone tree, growing with an upright, broad habit. It has fresh green leaves on foliation, which get darker and glossier with age. In May, mature trees produce a display of white blossom, which grow on upright racemes. The tree also produces black, conical fruit, however these are poisonous, so be cautious when planting near livestock or children.
Ideal Conditions: Grows well in most soil
Maximum Height: 5 metres