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This versatile small shrub is one of the best bush tucker plants of all, featuring small but sweet-tasting berries that are borne in profusion in late summer and early autumn. It makes an attractive border, rockery or pot plant and can even be trimmed into a low growing hedge. It flowers in early summer and should be kept well-fed and mulched after that to ensure a good harvest of berries. Give it a light trim after harvest and you will be well rewarded the following season.
Flower colour: White
Flowering season: summer
Maximum height: 1 metres
Minimum height: 0.5 metres
Maximum width: 1 metres
Minimum width: 0.5 metres
This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Light frost tolerance.
Plant is not salt tolerant.
Yes. Attracts: Birds.
This plant species will grow in the following climates: temperate, subtropical.
Loam: dry, moist, well-drained.
Clay: moist, well-drained.
Sand: dry, moist, well-drained.
Soil pH: 5.5-6.5
Native to: Australia.
Planting season: not specified.
Types of fertiliser: low phosphorus native plant fertiliser.