Quandong Blue Elaeocarpus grandis Australia Native | X 5 Seeds
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Common Name: Quandong Blue, also known as Blue Marble Tree, Native peach or Desert Peach.
Scientific Name: Elaeocarpus grandis (angustifolius)
Remarks: Fast growing tree, which can reach up to 5 meters in just a few years. The plant produces bright edible fruits that are very high in vitamin C. Grows best in subtropical areas but can tolerate some frost.
Traditionally Indigenous Australians people used the quandong's for medicinal properties.
Fruits Spring to Summer.
NOTE: Toxic to cats and dogs.
Plant Height: up to 35m
When: Spring + Autumn is best, but can sow all year
Sowing Depth + Method: 5mm deep, sow direct or raise seedlings.
Spacing: 10 meters +
Position: Full Sun / Half Shade
Days until germination: 14-270 days @ 17-22°C
Approx Number of Seeds: 5 stones
Note: WA orders are sent weekly as they require quarantine inspections on arrival.
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