RIBERRY (Syzygium luehmannii) SEEDS 'Bush Tucker Plants'
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This fantastic Lilly Pilly has small, glossy, lance-shaped leaves which are pink/red when young.
It responds well to clipping so it can make an excellent hedge or is good in pots or tubs for topiary.
The cream coloured fluffy flowers are followed by bunches of small edible pink to red pear- shaped berries.
The berries have a tart, cranberry-like flavour, with a hint of cloves and are a popular bush food, can be used to make tasty jams.
Origins: NSW and Queesnland
Light: Sun / Shade
Soil: Prefers rich, well drained soils but will survive in poorer soils as well.
Diseases: A hardy native that is not prone to diseases or pest attacks.
Germination time: 13 to 48 days.