Tucker Bush - Edibles

 

Atractocarpus fitzalanii (Native Gardenia )

Atractocarpus fitzalanii (Native Gardenia )

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Common Name: Native Gardenia

Mature Plant Size: 4-8m high 4-8m wide

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Code: DOMATRFIT175MM

Price: $22.45 $22.45 AUD
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Flowers in SummerFlowers in SpringGrows in full sunGrows in part sunCan be pruned into a hedgePlant attracts birds into the garden

Common Name:  Wild cherry, Currant tree, Mamao dong

Best Position:  Full sun part shade. Fertilise 2-3 times a year with a general purpose fertiliser during the warm months. Pruning best done in Spring.

Plant Description:  Tucker Bush - Native Gardenia is a medium growing tree to 10m with oval, dark green, glossy leaves. The new growth is a bright lime green colour. In Spring, fragrant white flowers appear developing into edible round fruit. The fruit similar to a mangosteen can be eaten raw, or used in salads, tarts and cakes. Tucker Bush Safety: Whether using our commercially grown Tucker Bush plants, or sourcing your own fruit & plant material from the wild, caution should be exercised. Fruit and any edible plant material may require specific preparation to be safely eaten. Please read our plant labels and also consult the www.tuckerbush.com.au website for specific plant information.

Best Uses:  They may be eaten raw or used in jams, jellies, syrups and wine. The medium tree will tolerate being pruned back to keep it at a managable height.

If you require any further information please do not hesitate to email us at info@plants4perth.com.au or check out their website for more info www.tuckerbush.com.au.

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