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PEANUT BUTTER TREE Bunchosia argentea

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This attractive tree has clusters of yellow flowers that are followed by an abundance of dark red fruit to around 2.5cm long. The rich, sweet flesh has a texture similar to peanut butter. The fruit can be eaten fresh or made into milk shakes.

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$17.90 0 Seedling MT Email Me When Available
Grown From Climate Height Frost tol. Pollination req'd Evergreen/Deciduous Harvest period
Seedling Subtropical - Tropical 3-6 Sensitive No Evergreen December - August
 

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Peanut Butter Tree - Bunchosia

What months does this fruit? | Chris - Hervey Bay, QLD 20-Oct-2008

Peanut Butter Tree - Bunchosia

Easy to grow shrub / small tree. Likes good drainage and organic fertiliser. Plenty of water in the growing season. Flowers Spring through to Summer. Seeds / nuts are green at first, then colour up when ripe in late Summer. Tasty snack! | David White - West Ryde Sydney, NSW 29-Dec-2008

Peanut Butter Tree

This is not a tip but a question. Does anyone know why a lot of flowerbuds fall off without opening? Hundreds of mine have dropped off and only now some flowers are opening and the fruits are starting to form. | Helen Shaw - Kenmore Brisbane, QLD 27-Nov-2009

Peanut Butter Tree

Planted 3 years ago on well drained slope and has been fruiting since December. Still flowering and fruiting in March with constant supply of ripe fruit. Note that flowers dropped last season without fruiting, but lots this season. | Anthony Florence - Townsville, QLD 16-Mar-2012

Peanut Butter Tree

Love this tree. Very pretty and can stand cold, windy, exposed sites. Unusual tasting fruit. Sweet but pasty. Takes a while to get used to but very yummy. Sweet,delicate and best eaten straight off the tree as soon as it turns red. | Min Taylor - Rosevale, QLD 25-Feb-2013

Peanut Butter Tree

Mine looks to have an iron deficiency so maybee they like acidic soils. i will lower the pH with ag sulphur and see what happens. | Gimme - Brisbane, QLD 16-Sep-2013

Peanut Butter Tree

Love this tree and the fruit. Can be pruned to a shortish shrub size with no ill effects. Interested to know how to get its seeds to sprout? | Elizbaeth Woods - Pallara, Brisbane, QLD 25-Feb-2014
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BJ's Edible Fruits
Update: 1495 days 14hrs

Comments: - Nice tree that produces lots of fruit in Summer. Fruited first year in a pot.

Planted: 2010

Height 0.3 metres

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

First Fruited: 0.5 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Organic Status:Organic


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Scottyg's Edible Fruits
Update: 1697 days 21hrs

Comments: -

Grows quite quickly but seems to be semi Decidious in our area. New growth is a yellow green but then darkens to a nice dark green. Fruit is abundant and does taste like peanut butter. Birds find it most attractive. 

Height 2 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Pollination: Self Pollination

Organic Status:Organic


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Peanut Butter Tree (Seedling) 6/10

JohnMc1's Edible Fruits
Update: 1224 days 17hrs

Comments: -

New arrival this year

Planted: 2010

Height 1 metres

Growing: In the Ground

First Fruited: 1 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Autumn

Pollination: Self Pollination

When I Fertilise: When Fruiting and Yearly

Organic Status:Organic


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Peanut Butter Tree 4/10

Blossom's Edible Fruits
Update: 1074 days 17hrs

Comments: -

sounds fun......battled hard but sucome to frost

Planted: 2007

Height 1 metres

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Pollination: No

Fertiliser or Organics Used: organic

When I Fertilise: Winter and Spring

Pest Control:

need to use leaf cutter spray but havent jet just put up with the holes

Question:

has flowered no fruit dose it need a friend?


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Robwhite1's Edible Fruits
Update: 1575 days 18hrs

Comments: -

purchased from daleys 10/2000 and grew well planted out in the ground but I think it succumbed to the cold ?


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Peanut Butter Tree (Seedling)

Kath's Edible Fruits
Update: 1008 days 5hrs

Comments: -

Peanut Butter Trees are beautiful, they have bright yellow flowers and bright red fruit which appear on the tree at the same time, I am plantingg it for its ornamental qualities as well as for the unusual peanut butter flavoured fruits.

Planted: 2011

Height 0.5 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Sun/Shade: Full Sun


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Peanut Butter Tree 1/10

Annbindy1's Edible Fruits
Update: 1899 days 15hrs

Comments: -

was not a very happy tree to begin with ,did not do well in the garden then i transfered to hot house but it did not survived


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Peanut Butter Tree (Seedling) 6/10

Sheree's Edible Fruits
Update: 1898 days 19hrs

Comments: -

Still in it's pot, and suffered from insect attact.  Probably snails, almost defoliated it, but it's on the way back.  There were flowers when I received it and I got a couple of fruit off it  before winter.  It needs to find a home in the ground but I'll see how it goes in the pot for another year or so.

Planted: 2008

Height 40 metres

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: No


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Peanut Butter Tree 7/10

Justin1's Edible Fruits
Update: 57 days 21hrs

Comments: -

Tends to lose leaves if not sheltered from wind or if cold.  Needs a decent amount of water.

Planted: 2007

Height 0.8 metres

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: No

Fertiliser or Organics Used: B

Organic Status:Organic


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Trisha's Edible Fruits
Update: 1530 days 20hrs

Comments: -

growing but only just. Hopefully will look better once the warm weather arrives.

Severe frost has damaged it badly. I'm still hoping it will survive.


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RevNQ1's Edible Fruits
Update: 1904 days 16hrs

Comments: -

vigorous tree. realy does taste like peanut butter

Pollination: Self Pollination


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Jo1's Edible Fruits
Update: 1862 days 17hrs

Comments: -

Easy to grow water with all the other plants approx weekly, fertilize with the others chook poo in sugar cane mulch and worm castings. prune autumn. No fruit yet but get heaps of flowers each year. as long as they grow I figure one day I will get fruit LOL

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

When I Fertilise: Winter and Spring

Pest Control:

none

Organic Status:Organic


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Kathy2's Edible Fruits
Update: 1396 days 23hrs

Comments: -

How can you NOT want to try a fruit that tastes like peanut butter?


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Peanut Butter Tree 9/10

Emma1's Edible Fruits
Update: 1516 days 13hrs

Comments: -

Native bush tucker tree. Purchased from the Nambour Garden Show.

Planted: 2010

Height 40 Centimetres

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Low Sun

Water Given in: Summer and Winter

Pollination: No


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Peanut Butter Tree 9/10

Nqgrower1's Edible Fruits
Update: 1137 days 15hrs

Comments: -

I really like the idea of fruit which is interesting and unusual - and peanut butter fruit is definately that. This plant has grown more than any others I have - it is doing really well

Height 1.6 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination


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Glennis1's Edible Fruits
Update: 326 days 23hrs

Comments: - Only just planted oct 2013 but looking good .


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Peanut Butter Tree (Seedling) 3/10

Rob19's Edible Fruits
Update: 3 days 24hrs

Height 0.5 metres

Pollination: Self Pollination


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Peanut Butter Tree 8/10

HappyEarth's Edible Fruits
Update: 1602 days 21hrs

Comments: - Beautiful looking shrub with tasty, interesing little fruits.  

Fruiting Months February, March, April, May, June

Planted: 2008

Height 1 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 2

First Fruited: 1 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Winter

Pollination: No

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Horse manure, worm castings and dynamic lifter

When I Fertilise: Yearly

Pest Control: Snails like to eat the foilage.  Hand remove!

Organic Status:Organic


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