Plant a hedge for bush tucker - Grower #35 Jan Kesby

23 Mar 2021 8:14 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Antidesma erostre Wild Currant

This bushy shrub makes a very decorative screen and the contrast between the dark green shiny leaves and the red panicles of fruit is simply stunning. Small inconspicuous flowers produce clusters of edible sweet red/black berries twice a year. Antidesma originates in the upland rainforests of north Queensland and is slow growing at first, but once established can reach to 3m tall with a 2m spread. Formative pruning will produce a very attractive hardy hedge, tolerant of sun or shade - a great productive addition to any garden.

Visit the Plants Market find out more about this bush food plant from Jan Kesby of Tree Frog Nursery, grower #35.

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