COAST BONEFRUIT 'Wallaby Saltbush' (Threlkeldia diffusa) SEEDS 'Bush Tucker Plant'
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Prostrate-0.4m/1m Spreading succulent
perennial herb. Matting plant.
Fruits fleshy, 1.5–2.5 mm long and brightly coloured red or yellow, sometimes mixed colours on the same plant turns black, when mature.
The tiny green flowers occur between October and November (spring) in its native range.
The leaves are fleshy and the succulent green / red, bird attracting fruit.
Grows rapidly and has a high survival rate. Bird attracting with its fleshy fruits.
Tolerates high wind and salt exposure
One of the few succulent species in the Western Australian flora. A useful garden species being highly drought tolerant and producing attractive, multicoloured edible berries.
Bush food : The tiny red fruit and leaves are edible.
Germination: Grow from seed without treatment, has had good results in direct seeding.
Germination Time: 3-4 weeks