Used in teas, desserts, soups, chutneys, eaten fresh, a good source of vitamin c and is used in many herbal remedies.
Fabulous accompaniment for lamb, pork and game.
Bush Food: To prepare flowers harvest when entire calyx is red, remove petals, seeds and stems. They are quite tart in flavour with a raspberry/rhubarb/plum quality.
Germination: Sow in early spring in tropical areas, Rosellas need a least 5 months frost free to bear. Need a very warm soil to germinate, preferably over 25c. Cover seeds with 12mm of fine soil. plant several seeds 50cm apart and thin seedlings to the strongest.