White geiger is a native brazilian tree of small to moderate size with a smooth sandy brown bark. The leaves of the rounded canopy are alternate, green or dark green, glossy, fuzzy-textured and leathery, long, elliptical in shape and stiff with depressed veins; leaves may be slightly serrated. Branches are brittle. Clusters of white funnel-shaped flowers are borne at the end of the branches, pollinated by insects and develop into small cherry sized fruits with ivory skins and a sticky surface. Fruits attracts birds. Seeds can be sown for propagation. White geiger grows well in acidic to neutral, loamy or sandy well-drained soils and has moderate nutritional needs. It can tolerate temperatures approaching the freezing point, may drop its leaves in response to cooler weather. The tree grows well in open sun to partial shade. In landscaping, this tree is grown for its showy blooms and can be employed in a variety of situations, as a specimen tree, accent, in street scapes, medians and containers.