BLUE QUANDONG (Elaeocarpus grandis) SEEDS 'Bush Tucker Plant'
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The fruit which are 25mm 30mm in diameter can be used in jams and pickles. Separate the fruits bright blue skin from the greenish flesh. The fruit is best when slightly over-ripe and soft, or it can taste quite bitter. Inside is a rough woody stone containing up to 5 seeds.
Often referred to as the wild peach or native peach. Quandongs have a vitamin c content higher then oranges.
Height to 35m, tolerates some frost, best suited to a subtropical climate. Full sun. Flowers March - June.
A fast growing Australian rainforest tree bearing distinct blue edible fruits. This tree usually grows beside rivers and creeks in the subtropical rainforests of Queensland, Northrn Territory and Northern parts of New South Wales.