Ornamental shrub for gardens, roads and as an isolated tree. Its wood is used as fuel, very good coastline shrub to fix sand and soils.
Evergreen up to 4m tall with pale pink or white flowers arranged in spikes. very small and oval leaves.
It adapts well to any types of soils. It is found in dunes and on the banks.
Dig a hole at least two or three times as wide and deep as the root ball. Take out the plant from the container and loosen roots to allow them to spread out in all direction. Cut possible broken roots. Mix the soil extracted with a substrate and fill part of the hole with the mixture obtained. Place the plant in the hole and cover with the remaining mixture. Compact the soil around the plant and water thoroughly.