Bush Tomato, Desert Raisin Australian Native Bush Food | X 50 Seeds (seed in 3 X fruit)
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Common Name: Bush Tomato, Desert Raisin
Scientific Name: Solanum centrale
Life Cycle: Perennial
Remarks: Endemic to Western Australia. Low growing herb or shrub, 0.1-0.7m high with purple star shaped flowers. The yellow fruit turn brown when ripe.
Please Note: some of the many species Solanum are toxic and they can be easily confused with S. centrale. We sell the seeds for cultivation not consumption. Please research any required preparation before consumption.
Plant Height: 30cm
When: Spring + Autumn are best but can be sown all year round.
Sowing Depth + Method: Soak fruit first to then extract the seeds in fruit before sowing. Smoke treatment recommended.
Position: Full Sun / Part Shade
Days until germination: 14-30 days @ 19-21 degrees
Approx Number of Seeds: [seed in fruit] 3 fruits which is approx. 50 seeds. Seed needs to be extracted before sowing.
Note: WA orders are sent weekly as they require quarantine inspections on arrival to WA
When to Sow in your climate
The below is a guide on which months to sow based on your climate