NATIVE JUNIPER 'BOOBIALLA' (myoporum insulare) SEEDS 'Bush Tucker Seeds'
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Plants can be grown as a hedge or screen, tolerating maritime exposure. The plant is fire resistant.
Boobialla is hardy and can adapt to many climate and soil conditions, though it does best in an easily draining, sandy soil in full sun.
Produces small white flowers through Spring - Summer (in warmer areas of Australia, it’s not unusual to experience a long flowering season), with fruit following shortly after. To harvest, simply pluck berries once their colour deepens.
Fruit - raw or cooked. Great for jams, jellies and preserves, Juicy and sweet, The fruit is about 6mm in diameter. Aromatic, juniper-like qualities makes Boobialla an exciting local botanical for essential oils and gin.
Suitable for pots
Tolerates sandy soils
Year 1 onwards
Attracts bees & insects
Prune year-round as desired — this will not affect flowering or fruiting of the Boobialla.
can be Difficult to grow from seed - may be slow to germinate (may take 12 months). Sow Seeds Late Summer-Early Autumn