Cedar Bay Cherry Fruit or Australian Beach Cherry (Eugenia reinwardtiana)

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Cedar Bay Cherry

Eugenia reinwardtiana
Fruit Trees > Bush foods Australia > Cedar Bay Cherry
The fruit is very decorative due to its bright orange-red colour. They are also delicious, with sweet, soft flesh. The shrubs are very slow growing so they are perfect for growing in ornamental pots. They fruit from a young age, starting in their first or... Read More
Other Names: Australian Beach Cherry

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Specifications of Cedar Bay Cherry

Preferred Climate Tropical, SubtropicalLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From SeedlingLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 1-2m

Plants required to Pollinate 1 (Self Pollinating)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Likes Temps above 5deg, Sometimes

Amount of leaves in Winter? All Leaves (Evergreen)

Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas SA, WA

Suitability in Pots Yes

Water Requirements Moderate Watering

Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree? Dwarf (1/2 Normal Size)

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest 4-5 Years

Sun or Shade Full (Sun:80%-100%), Part (Sun:50-80%)

Preferred Soil Type Good Drainage

Soil pH Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)

Fruiting/Harvest Months February, March

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Cedar Bay Cherry Reviews & Tips

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Brenda
★★★★★ 2months ago

ELLIOTT HEADS, QLD

Cedar Bay Cherry

Thriving. Lots of branches and new growth.

Barry Parkins
9y ago

Mackay, QLD

Cedar Bay Cherry

We are in Mackay,I put it in the shade and it nearly died, moved it next to our fence so it gets full sun, its going crazy Cant wait for it to fruit.

Emma1
★★★★ 13y ago

Bardon, Qld, Australia

Love the idea of bush tucker fruit. Slow growth so far.

Suni Buni
13y ago

Orlando , FL

Cedar Bay Cherry

The fruit tastes even better in cooler climates. But don't try to grow them below 31F degrees. Fruits nearly all the time over 50F degrees.

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Edward3
14y ago

CARLINGFORD, NSW, Australia

The first plant died in winter, but possibly due to being overwatered one time, as I have since read from another contributor that this plant requires very good drainage.  Planted another plant and covered with shade cloth to see if it grows better. B...

Carla1
★★★★ 14y ago

EULEILAH, QLD, Australia

fruit maturing soon Nov09.Dec2010 No fruit?  Maybe too much rain?.  This as been the first time it has not fruited.

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paulaf1
★★★ 14y ago

Worongary, QLD, Australia

This looks like it will be a great little shrub, lovely dark green foliage and seems very drought tolerant so far.The fruit are ok, but not great and it has a huge stone in the middle.I had to pull this one out as it caught the dreaded Myrtle Rust.  I...

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amanda19
★★★ 14y ago

LESCHENAULT, WA

This has been easy to grow. I think it needs afternnon shade though.I find the fruit can be a bit astringent tasting. It needs to be very ripe before I can eat it.They don't bear much fruit but pretty much carry them all year round. i haven't had to pr...

Amanda
14y ago

Geraldton, WA, Australia

Cedar Bay Cherry

Handles our dry and scorching summers no problems (with some water of course)

Richard Walter
17y ago

Wollongong, NSW, Australia

Cedar Bay Cherry

Superb tasting aussie bush fruit. Has tremendous potential in the aussie home garden.

Brendan Mckenna
17y ago

Wellard, WA, Australia, Australia

Cedar Bay Cherry

Its good

John
18y ago

Punchbowl, Sydney, NSW, Australia

Cedar Bay Cherry

Drainage...very important I found it grew better in a pot in full sun.

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