The fruit is small, oval with a few seeds and is slightly tart. It is generally used in preserves, decorations or can be eaten whole and will hold on the tree for months. The tree is small, fine-stemmed, with few or no thorns and dense foliage. It also makes a container plant. They can and do have several bloom periods, giving the opportunity to have fruit during a number of the months in the year. Propagated by budding.