Kwai Muk trees typically reach a height of 6 to 12 metres, with a broad, spreading canopy that provides ample shade. The tree is prized for its attractive, dark green, glossy leaves, which are elliptic to ovate in shape and can grow up to 20 centimetres in length. During the flowering season, Kwai Muk produces small, inconspicuous flowers that cluster together in a greenish-yellow hue.