|Persea borbonia is a large rounded, evergreen shrub or tree. Height is 20 to 40 feet, spread is usually 2/3 that. The foliage is a glossy, medium green, yellowish green in the winter. The creamy white flowers are borne on cymes in early summer. Fall fruit is a dark blue drupe, reasonably attractive. Not easy to get in commerce. Prefers moist well drained acid soil. Subject to a leaf gall. A good plant for naturalizing in coastal locations as it is quite salt tolerant. Native from Delaware to Florida.