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Muntries fruit collected after harvestBy Bsjgardi All Rights Reserved, Used By Permission (Photo Credits)
Botanical Name: Kunzea pomifera

Known as emu apples or native cranberries this is a low growing shrub found on the south coast of Australia.  When ripe the berries are green with a red tinge and have the flavour of spicy apples.  Muntries can be grown on a trellis to make the fruits easier to pick.

Other Names: Emu Apples
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Plant Information or Specifications

Preferred Climate

Arid (Dry), Warm Temperate
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Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions)


Plants required to Pollinate

1 (Self Pollinating)
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Can it Handle Frosts?


Amount of leaves in Winter?

All Leaves (Evergreen)

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Water Requirements

Moderate Watering


Customer Comments on Muntries

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I know this is a very late reply, but for the purpose of others who come across this muntries require sand to grow. There is a journal article about growing them made by the SA government entitled 'Muntries Production' featured in the Australian Bushfoods | Aaron Martin - Goodwood, SA 21-Jun-2014
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Muntries 5/10

Han's Edible Fruits
Update: 3105 days 12hrs

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lovely little ground cover. extremely drought tolarent. don't know when it'll fruit though.

July 2009: I Dug it out of the ground and put it back to the pot. Seems it really doesn't like the soggy clay.

Planted: 2010

Height 20 Centimetres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Summer

Pollination: No

When I Fertilise: Never

Pest Control:

pest free


Has anyone try muntries fruit yet? How does it taste like?

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Debd671 says... [340 days 10hrs ago]
how is it going in a pot as i had one but it died and i had it in the ground, it appeas to not like water much, so wondering if i actually killed it by too much watering

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