Shrubby plant height up to 50 cm thick and thin twigs extremely sharp corners and green, shiny crust. Roundish leaves are egg-shaped, and the top-spike and hairless, bare. Flowers hanging on short handles and are individual. Rosary is round and green-white -green-red color 4-7 mm in length and consists of 5 lobules.
The fruit is a shiny berry blue-black in color and slightly sour taste, which ripens from July to September. It contain a large number of seeds.