Aniseed Myrtle Backhousia anisata pic taken Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne, Victoria, Australia

(1/5) Aniseed Myrtle Backhousia anisata pic taken Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne, Victoria, Australia By Melburnian [CC BY-SA 3.0] (Photo Credits)

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Aniseed Myrtle

Backhousia anisata
This stunning rainforest tree has strong aniseed scented leaves that make a delicious refreshing aniseed tea. The leaves are often used for flavouring desserts, sauces and preserves.

$4.90 ($4.90-$29.00 choose a size)

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Specifications of Aniseed Myrtle

Preferred Climate Subtropical, Warm TemperateLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From CuttingLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 5-10m

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

Can it Handle Frosts? Yes

Amount of leaves in Winter? All Leaves (Evergreen)

Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas SA, WA

Water Requirements Moderate Watering

Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree? Can be pruned to 2m

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest 2-3 Years

Sun or Shade Full (Sun:80%-100%)

Preferred Soil Type Good Drainage

Soil pH Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)

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Aniseed Myrtle Reviews & Tips

Star Rating

Merv
★★★★★ 3months ago

CABOOLTURE, QLD

Aniseed Myrtle

Great, was in perfect condition when arrived

Martyn
★★★★★ 6months ago

MOUNT COTTON, QLD

Aniseed Myrtle

Use leaves in tea

Jan
★★★★★ 10months ago

ROZELLE, NSW

Aniseed Myrtle

The plant is doing well and I think it is largely because of the fantastic instructions I got about how to plant it. Thanks so much for the video!

Rose
★★★★★ 2y ago

Brisbane, Qld, Australia

Aniseed Myrtle

One of my favourite natives! Stunning feature tree, beautiful scent, and edible! Everyone comments on it in the garden. It likes water, and was much happier in the ground than in a pot.

HappyEarth
★★★★ 12y ago

Unanderra, NSW, Australia

Great in stirfrys, teas

Astrid Mccormick
14y ago

Gladstone, NSW

Aniseed Myrtle

It grows well under the harsh conditions of not enough and too much water.

David White
17y ago

Newcastle, NSW, Australia

Aniseed Myrtle

Easy to grow. Mine is in a large pot as I use it's young leaves chopped in salads and as a flavouring in sauces for fish dishes. Excellent companion for lemon myrtle.

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