Pick N Eat – Davidson’s Plum

A very attractive rainforest tree reaching 10m in its native habitat of Northern NSW/QLD.  Rarely exceeds 4m further south.

NAME Davidson’s Plum
BOTANICAL NAME Davidsonia pruriens
KEY FEATURES Bears dark blue to black fruit on both branches and trunk.
Pleasantly sour fruit which is produced can be used in jams, wines, ice-creams, sauces and many other foods.
GROWING CONDITIONS Prefers afternoon shade in a warm, frost free area.
Needs a well drained, humus enriched, moist soil.
PLANT CARE Mulch well to maintain soil moisture and to suppress weeds.
shade drain frost suitpots
Part shade Well drained soil Frost free area Mulch well