Kakadu Plums being picked by Aquila also called billy goat plums

(1/1) Kakadu Plums being picked by Aquila also called billy goat plums By Chris Tayler [All Rights Reserved, Used by Permission] (Photo Credits)


Kakadu Plum

Terminalia ferdinandiana
Small yellow green plum-like fruits with very high Vitamin C content, can be eaten raw or cooked. Flavour is sour with an astringent aftertaste. Most parts of the tree are used as medicine by traditional custodians. It is a tall slender semi-deciduous tr... Read More
Other Names: gubinge, billygoat plum, green plum, salty plum, murunga, mador


Specifications of Kakadu Plum

Preferred Climate TropicalLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From SeedlingLearn About Propagation Methods

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

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

Can it Handle Frosts? Likes Temps above 5deg

Amount of leaves in Winter? Some Leaves (Partly Deciduous)

Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas WA

Water Requirements Moderate Watering

Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree? No (Full Size)

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest 5+ Years

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

Preferred Soil Type Good Drainage

Soil pH Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)

Fruiting/Harvest Months April, May, June

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Kakadu Plum Reviews & Tips

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Jennifer Gorman
5y ago

Warnbro, WA, Australia

Kakadu Plum

I dont soak. I just rub on sandpaper until I get though outside layer then plant, so far always successful. The problem I have is keeping them alive in winter, this year they will be in my hothouse

Kit River
6y ago

Darwin, NT, Australia

Kakadu Plum

They are a nice bush tucker, a little tart but always have u going back for more. Just remember you must only eat them once they've fallen from the tree (or been shacken off!)

7y ago

Derby, W.A., Australia

Kakadu Plum

To aid the germination, of these seeds:- Soak in boiling hot water/use a hacksaw to crack shell. The actual seed is very small, inside !

Noemi Alvarez
9y ago

Aventura,, FL

Kakadu Plum

It is good in vitamin C

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