The crossberry is a small, hardy, attractive shrub to tree indigenous to Southern Africa. The common name stems from the 4-lobed fruit. Growing the crossberry in your garden will bring birds and butterflies into the garden. It has a non-aggressive root system enabling planting near to walls and paving. ZA Distribution: Eastern Cape, Free State, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North West, Northern Cape, Western Cape.