Planchonella australis

Planchonella australis

Black Apple

Tree to 12m high x 8m wide in the garden, larger in the wild. Dense glossy green foliage which ooze milky sap when pulled off the twigs. Profuse small apple-sized fruit, eaten by rainforest mammals. The edible, rich red flesh has a delicate, slightly sweet flavour. Full or part sun in moist well-drained soil. Timber used in cabinet making.

Availability is dependent on seed collection. 


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Opening Hours:
Mondays 9:00am to 12:00 Noon

0432 141 605

22 Blackbutt Road Port Macquarie.
(inside the National Parks & Wildlife Services Compound)

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