The tree can grow up to 20 meters. They are suitable for planting under a variety of soil conditions. Its massive dense crown provides shade and is ideal for public parks and large compounds. They have large waxy leaves in oval shape, size from 15 to 40 cm long, 10 to 20 cm wide. Young leaves may be pinkish olive with pink veins. older leaves wither yellow or pale orange.
I like the stunning pinkish pom-pom flowers
The flowers can as large as to 15 cm across, conspicuous and attractive on account of the numerous white and pink stamens. White petals are up to 7 cm long.