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Davidsons plum

Davidsons plum

Davidsonia pruriens

Regular price $18.75 AUD
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Plant Details
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Care Information

Expected Height Range:

5 m -8 m

Spread Range:

4 m - 6 m

Preferred positioning:

Partial sun and Partial shade

Common uses:

Attractive foliage, Edible, Decorative fruit, Container growing, and Tropical garden

Flower Season/s:

Spring and Summer

Flower Colour/s:

Plant life cycle:



Native to northeastern Queensland, this plant thrives in the understorey of dense, humid rainforests.

Leaf information:

Large, glossy, and vibrant green leaves

Preferred Soil:

Prefers moist well drained to moderately drained soils with slightly acidic pH

This rainforest tree is not only a beautiful addition to the garden, with deep purple, almost black fruits and lush, vibrant green foliage but also a valuable food plant. With its fruits rich in antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals it has a distinctive, sour taste, excellent for jams, sauces, and desserts.

Care Considerations:

Being a tropical plant mulching with help to retain soil moisture and suppress weeds. Little to no pruning is necessary unless to remove dead or damaged limbs. Will benefit from protection against strong winds and frost. The plum like fruit is coated in fine golden hairs which should be handled with care to prevent itching.
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