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Chrysobalanus icaco 'Horizontal' is an evergreen shrub with low, broad or horizontal growth. This plant can still grow to 6 feet high, but can be reasonably maintained at between knee and waist height. Be sure to leave this plant plenty of room for it's 5-6 foot spread. The flowers are small cream-colored blooms that are not particularly noticeable in late spring. The white with pink blush fruit is edible and attractive on the plant. tolerant of full sun to shade and are drought, salt, wind, and poor soil tolerant. They are a larval host for Epicorsia moths.