This majestic tree with its enormous cones has a straight trunk, large prickly leaves and separate male and female flowers. The 10kg female cones contain delicious edible nuts that can be eaten raw or boiled to make extraction from the hard shell easier. Nuts can be sliced or pureed and added to desserts and savoury dishes or roasted as a potato substitute. The nut's flour can also be used to make breads and cakes. Due to their extremely prickly nature the bunya pine makes a fantastic habitat tree for birds, they are favoured roosting places for fruit pigeons and trees often cont
An Israeli cultivar, proven to be the best variety for producing commercial yields in a very short time with excellent quality oil. A delicate oil with a distinct green fruity aroma. Dual purpose, also excellant table variety.
A precocious and heavy cropping variety in subtropical areas. Good quality medium to large oval nuts with a thin shell. A vigorous tree with an upright habit that makes an excellent backyard tree. Suited to high density plantings.