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Davidson Plum NSW

$14.75 ($4.90-$24.75 choose a size)

An outstanding small tree that prefers warm conditions and some shade. The sour purple fruits have bright red flesh that makes excellent jam. Davidsonia jerseyana is the southern form, it fruits in the summer months and is generally a smaller plant than the northern Davidsonia pruriens. The fruit form on the trunk of the tree and it is striking in full fruit.
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Davidsons Plum - QLD

$19.75 ($4.90-$99.00 choose a size)

Outstanding small tree for warm position or indoors. Large pinnate leaves make it a striking specimen plant. The edible purple fruits have bright red flesh and make excellent jam. Prefers some shade. Fruits in the autumn and winter. The plum-sized fruit hang from the crown in panicles. Native to North QLD and SE QLD rainforests.
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Orange Berry

$17.90 ($17.90-$31.95 choose a size)

Native to rainforest and vine thickets in tropical Australia to as far south as Bundaberg and spread into Asia this is an attractive small tree with tasty berries. Tiny white fragrant flowers are followed by small orange to pink juicy fruits that are sweet and honey flavoured with resinous overtones. Obviously related to the citrus family the foliage is glossy and aromatic. Perfect for use in a mixed screen or bush food garden the orange berry is also a host plant for the swallow tailed butterfly when the plant is young. Fruits make a delicious jam that taste similar to candied honey.
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Finger Lime - Wauchope

$49.00

A dark skinned variety with purplish black skin and a bright red highlight, the juice vesicles range from clear to having a pinkish blush. Good flavour

Finger Lime

$19.90 ($4.90-$19.90 choose a size)

This is a seedling selection from our grafted varieties. They have a thin skin that ranges in colour from green, yellow, red, purple to even a black. The inner cells are cylindrical balls filled with lime juice. Very hardy. The bushy thorny foliage is a perfect protective habitat for small birds to nest in addition to their fruits.
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Plum Pine

$12.90 ($3.75-$49.00 choose a size)

Attractive rainforest pine that bears seeds on swollen edible stalks - which is the 'plum'. The seeds get darker the riper they are. The purple 'fruit' are grape-like with a sweet, juicy, soft jelly-like pulp with a subtle plum flavour. The slightly resinous fruit can be used for both sweet and savoury recipes. It is an attractive hedge due to its contrasting dark and lime green foliage. The timber is popular in cabinet making. The trees are either male or female so planting 3 or more together will increase your chances of getting both a male and female tree which then allows for pollination and fruit set. They are from an ancient family of trees originating in the time of Gondwana, growing now in the rainforests of the east coast of Australia. The tree grows quite slowly and can take 8-15 years to fruit.
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Fingerlime - Pink Ice

$34.00 ($34.00-$149.00 choose a size)

A medium size shrub producing red to burgundy coloured fruits with clear or pink pearls of juice inside. The aroma of the fruits is similar to ruby grapefruit, and is perfect for cocktails and drinks, as well as cooking. Bears fruit from summer to autumn, with the fruits being ready to harvest when they come very easily off the branch without any effort. It is a great variety for growing in containers and in warm courtyards, and does best in full sun. Water thoroughly in spring and summer.

Finger Lime - Rosebank Red

$24.00 ($24.00-$59.00 choose a size)

A very popular dense growing, sweet variety similar in taste to tahitian lime and grapefruit. Red to maroon colour skin with light green to pink pearls. Fruiting may occur year round in warm climates. The zesty flavoured pearls of this finger lime are best used in desserts, salads, cocktails or with yogurt. The fruit has a long shelf life lasting many weeks in the fridge. The bushes will grow to be a dense screen so may be used in urban areas for privacy. Small Birds will happily find shelter amongst the protective prickly stems and branches. An excellent selection for gourmet gardens.

Midyim Berry- Blush

$19.90 ($19.75-$19.90 choose a size)

Edible bush food with pink blossoms. A low spreading shrub with dainty foliage developing a reddish shade in colder climates. The pretty pink tea tree like flowers are followed by sweet edible speckled berries. A very decorative ground cover.
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Eucalyptus - Strawberry Gum

$17.75 ($9.75-$19.75 choose a size)

The leaves have a strong aroma somewhat reminiscent of passion fruit or strawberries, used for flavouring and perfumery. Prefers full-sun conditions and well-drained soil, tolerant of low soil fertility. Natural occurs in montane woodlands near Tenterfield NSW. Medium-sized tree up to 10 metres. The tree is frost tolerant down to -8C degrees. Strawberry gum is ideal for temperate conditions but can also grow in subtropical conditions. Leaves can be harvested as required. Harvesting the leaves for culinary use and cut-foliage can done individually or by pruning branches back by 60-80 cm. Regular light pruning also maintains a shorter tree and denser canopy more suited for backyard situations. Use: The strawberry gum has several uses due to the presence of essential oils in the leaf and has been harvested commercially for flavouring and perfumery since the 1980s. Strawberry gum leaf is used to enhance the flavour of cooked fruit dishes and in deserts spiced jams and confectionary to bring-out the classic berry flavour. The leaf is used fresh or dried and as a ground spice. It can also be used in native herb teas and carbonated beverages. The main ingredient methyl cinnamate which imparts a fruity aroma and flavour and composes of up to 98% of the essential oil with ocimene being the remainder at 2%. The oil yield is very high varying from 2-6% fresh weight. When distilling a natural solvent needs to be added to the still during distillation to prevent methyl cinnamate crystals clogging the still.
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Australian Round Lime

$29.00 ($29.00-$49.00 choose a size)

The round knobbly fruit, usually reaching 3.5-4 cm in diameter have a distinctive and recognisably citrus flavour, with a similar globular texture to the more commonly known Finger Lime. Also known as Dooja or Gympie lime. Occurs naturally on the fringe of lowland sub-tropical rainforests of southeast Qld, from Brisbane northwards. This slender tree can reach up to 15m in height and 6-8m in diameter with multiple trunks, making it the most vigorous of the native citrus. The round lime is suitable for including in cordials, sauces, marmalades and lime flavouring. The skin is very thick (up to 7mm) and has potential for culinary use, such as grating into spice pastes, or for candied peel and may also have potential for essential oil extraction.
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Cedar Bay Cherry

$14.90 ($14.90-$19.75 choose a size)

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 second year. This delicious fruit shows great potential for the exotic fruit and bush food markets due to the high quality of the fruit. They grow well in sunny or shaded positions requiring well drained soil, extra water and fertiliser will help to speed up it growth a little. Warning This species is susceptible to Myrtle Rust (Puccinia psidiisl)It has been observed in the field with moderate to severe damage and will require ongoing treatment to control the rust. For more information follow this link. http://www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/biosecurity/plant/myrtle-rust
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Small Leaf Tamarind

$17.90 ($4.90-$24.00 choose a size)

The tasty tangy fruit are a refreshing treat eaten raw or can be used in chutneys and sauces. Striking fruit from which the bright red-coated seeds emerge. We stock seedlings and cutting grown trees that fruit early. Fruits in mid summer. This small evergreen tree can be expected to reach only 5-8m in an open garden environment providing a beautiful rich green and shady, spreading crown. Also makes a excellent specimen tub plant as a young tree. The first documentation of the Small Leaf Tamarind tree was in 1891. With only approximately 30 trees left remaining in the wild of Northern NSW this endangered species is attracting quite a bit of attention both amongst bush food enthusiasts and conservationists. A beautiful and easy to manage bush food tree.
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Lilly Pilly - Aussie Compact

$12.90 ($12.90-$14.75 choose a size)

Native with non-invasive roots. Perfect hedging screen. Excellent for topiary. Foliage is compact, neat and glossy green through to bronze new growth. Grows to 3 metres high x 1.5 metres wide.
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Lilly Pilly Select

$14.90

A dense growing Lilly Pilly with psyllid resistance that forms an excellent screen or privacy wall. Growth is quick in good conditions and it can be clipped to shape, with bronze coloured new growth. White flowers form during summer followed by pink edible fruits. This variety is suitable for topiary. Best growth is see when the plant is grown in full sun.

Finger Lime - Ricks Red

$49.00 ($24.90-$79.00 choose a size)

Purplish-brown red skin, with bright red flesh. The juicy cells, similar in appearance to caviar, are a delightful surprise in salad dressings. A rainforest tree that naturally occurs as an understorey tree in SE Queensland and Northern NSW.

Lilly Pilly - Riberry

$19.90 ($4.90-$19.90 choose a size)

The small leaved lilly pilly produces masses of red pear shaped fruit. Its handsome purple-red growth makes this lilly pilly one of the favourites as an Edible Hedge. The fruit exhibits a juicy but slightly acidic finish. Which is reminiscent of cinnamon and cloves. It is a very popular ingredient in wild-food dishes.
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Singleton Mint Bush

$17.90

An attractive native shrub with highly aromatic minty leaves. Flowers are deep mauve with a darker throat, appearing in Spring. Found in open woodlands on shallow and sandy soils as a small shrub to 1-4m. Regularly pruning will keep it bushy. The leaves can be used in small amounts, with care, as a tea or as a mint substitute The plant has a restricted range and is classified as Vulnerable in NSW.

Midyim Berry

$14.90 ($4.90-$19.75 choose a size)

A low spreading shrub with dainty foliage developing a reddish shade in colder climates. The white tea tree like flowers are followed by sweet edible mauve-white speckled berries. A very decorative ground cover.

Winter Apple

$17.90 ($4.90-$17.90 choose a size)

A reliable ground cover for many areas. Well suited to a range of soils provided drainage is reasonable, and is best located in a sunny position. Severe frosts may damage the plant but it will often recover quickly once the weather warms up. The small flowers occur in the leaf axils and are usually pale mauve but white and blue forms are also found. The main flowering period is summer but spasmodic flowering may occur at other times. The fleshy fruits that appear in autumn are perhaps the most attractive feature of the plant. They are about 1cm in diameter, green in colour with pink or reddish tones.
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Cape Gooseberry

$14.75 ($14.75-$19.75 choose a size)

The cape gooseberry is a low growing shrub with its bright orange berry enclosed in a pale brown parchment-like case called the Cape. The berry is the size of a cherry tomato is very aromatic and full of tiny seeds. They are delicious eaten straight from the Cape or made into gooseberry Jam. They can be added to salads, desserts and cooked dishes, they are delicious stewed with apples or dipped in chocolate. They can also be dried or used in savoury dishes with meats and seafood. The small cucumber beetle also enjoys feasting on the cape gooseberry although they munch only on the leaves. Hand pick any beetles that you see as they are capable of breeding into large numbers very quickly.Weed Warning: This old time favourite is very easy to grow. Birds and critters will enjoy its sweet fruit and it can be found growing in both native vegetation areas and occasionally in pasture areas. It is not a dominant weed but it can be somewhat of a nuisance when working to restore native vegetation areas. Native to South America
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Native Tamarind

$4.95 ($4.95-$18.75 choose a size)

This slender tree is crowned with large velvety leaves when young. The fruit of Native Tamarind is yellow-brown and hairy. The flesh is a yellow-orange colour, is sour but pleasant, and has been used in making jams. Bird attracting.
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Blue flax-lily

$18.75 ($2.95-$18.75 choose a size)

An evergreen tuft-forming native perennial, with attractive strap like leaves. Produces panicles of small star-shaped purple flowers in summer that make them an excellent edging plant. Best results in part shaded areas. Flowers are followed by blue berries. This variety has sweet, edible fruits and can be eaten fresh or cooked. There are some reports of people having reactions to this fruit, so eat in moderation.
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Burdekin Plum

$14.75 ($4.90-$19.75 choose a size)

This close relative of the Mango is a native tropical rainforest tree. The deep purple, fleshy, plum-like fruits need to be held for some days to soften and mellow before eating. The flavour then is reminiscent if a prune with a hint of a Davidson's Plum to finish.Early settlers (probably taught by First Australians) were known to bury them in the ground which had the effect of softening them and increasing palatability. The fruit can be eaten raw, or used in wines, jams and jellies. The Burdekin plum is exceptionally hardy and can cope with long dry periods once it is established. It does however prefer free draining soil and lots of sunshine to perform well. Trees are monoecious and will usually set on their own, however they will produce much better yields if they are plants in small clusters of 2-3 trees.
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Lilly Pilly - Broad-leaved

$14.90 ($2.90-$17.90 choose a size)

Cutting grown selection of the tasty and attractive Blue Lilly Pilly fruit. The delicate fruit is aromatic with a sweetish slightly gingery or turpentine flavour. Fruit is a distinctive blue colour.
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Raspberry - Atherton

$21.90 ($19.75-$21.90 choose a size)

Native to the highlands of far North Queensland, this raspberry is a sweet red-orange berry that grows on an upright suckering, sprawling ground cover with cane-like stems. It is delicious eaten fresh. Their popularity means they are often on supermarket shelves. The taste is milder than the European raspberry. The plant is very resilient to warmer growing conditions and can produce up to 3 kg per plant. It does need some management so it won't take over the garden, grow it where the suckers can be mowed over, or alternatively grow it in a large pot.
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Lilly Pilly - Coolamon

$18.75 ($4.95-$18.75 choose a size)

A rainforest tree which is a threatened species in the wild. Plant in rich soil with adequate moisture. Attractive red-pink flowers with large white edible fruit formed on the trunk and branches called cauliflorous fruit development. The fruit has the freshness of Granny Smith apples with a somewhat dry texture. Likes to grow in riverine and gully like conditions in low altitude locations. The Coolamon reaches up to 25 - 40m with a 60cm trunk.
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Bolwarra

$12.75 ($4.90-$14.75 choose a size)

An adaptable, handsome plant useful for shady places or as a tub specimen. The fruits are pleasantly scented, sweet and edible. The flowers are strongly perfumed and the bark was used by Indigenous Australians for making fishing lines.
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Pandanus - Native Screw Pine

$17.90 ($17.75-$24.90 choose a size)

The tough, inedible serrated leaves distinguish this Australian native, but the large Screw Pine fruits are used as pulp to flavour fruit-based desserts and sweet sauces, and is also used in jams and chutneys. Seeds can be eaten after roasting. The leaf fiber is used traditionally to make string and in basketry. Leaf shoots and root tips are also used as traditional medicines. It is not to be confused with Pandanus amaryllifolius, used in Asian cooking. Screw Pine fruit is high in beta-carotene and can help to prevent vitamin A deficiency. Screw pine tree is a very ornamental plant, well suited to backyard gardens as a feature tree. A small tree up to 6 m in height and 6 m wide the leaves spiral out from the central growing shoot. It has unique aerial prop roots that emerge from the trunk to support the tree as it grows. Screw pine grows naturally by the sea, and is well adapted to seaside conditions. There are male and female trees, with only female trees producing the fruit. The entire fruit is about 25 cm across, and resembles a pineapple. Screw pine is adaptable to a range of situations, including sites away from the coast. Generally preferring frost free, full sun conditions and well-drained soils, avoid poorly drained soils. It can take up to 20 years for female trees to produce the fruit, but is well worth it as the tree is a spectacular ornamental. To ensure that there is female and male trees for pollination, plant at least three seedling trees, but planting a group of five is also ideal if you have the space. Screw pine can be subject to die-back from planthopper (Jamella australiae) insect infestation. However, Daleys Fruit Tree Nursery stock is free of this insect pest due to our distance from established coastal specimens.

Cut leaf mint Bush

$17.90 ($4.95-$18.75 choose a size)

Fine leaved bushy shrub with a strongly aromatic leaves that are distilled for their essential oils. Violet flowers with small fruit. 1m. In poorly drained soils it can be susceptible to root-rot. It has reasonable frost tolerance down to minus 5 deg. It is a fast-growing shrub, and consequently can be harvested within the first year. When pruned back to a height of 50cm it reshoots readily

Native Currant

$19.90 ($4.90-$19.90 choose a size)

A bushy shrub producing edible fruits that can be used for jellies, jams and syrups. When fruiting it's a stunning plant with red to black fruit hanging in bunches. Frost free location for this bush food.In cultivation it will grow to a smaller height and would make a great hedging feature. Plants are dioecious, meaning they are either male or female, but people do report that females can produce fruit on their own.Our cutting grown product is experimental and has been taken from an as yet unsexed specimen, perfect for a flowering native shrub display.

Gumbi Gumbi

$19.90 ($4.90-$19.90 choose a size)

This drought hardy tree has a weeping appearance with long and slender leaves to 10cm. The fruit changes from green to yellow/orange when ripe splits open with red sticky seeds. Traditional medicinal uses: An infusion of the seeds, fruit pulp, leaves or wood was ingested for the relief of pain and cramps. Decoction of the fruits was drunk and applied for eczema. Bush medicine, for colds, cramps, itching. Seeds ground for flour. Gumbi Gumbi is resistant to both drought and frost, and grows in a wide variety of soil types, from heavy clay to mostly sand. But for best results in a home garden, choose a well-drained loamy soil or potting mix, located in full sun, and water well throughout the dry season.

Native Leek

$17.90

An edible compact native, grown for its sweet starchy corm. Can be grown in gardens or containers. Prefers a sunny or lightly shaded position in moist soil. Corms are harvested after flowering when the plant dies back. It will reshoot the following Autumn if not harvested. Leaves are not for eating however seeds can be used in the kitchen for flavouring dishes.

Native Lemongrass

$18.75

Cymbopogon ambiguus, or Australian lemon-scented grass, is a plant species in the family Poaceae. It has fragrant, bluish green grey leaves and fluffy seed heads. It is self-fertile. Cymbopogon ambiguus needs a sunny position. It can tolerate extreme dryness once established. Propagation is by division of clumps or from seed. Lemongrass can be grown in any soil and needs very little water. It grows to a height of 1.8 m. Do cut regularly for a luxuriant growth.
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Atherton Oak

$14.75

A highly attractive tree native to the highlands of Far North Qld and up to Cape Tribulation. The blue fruits are up to 4cm long and contain a woody-shelled nut with a large, crunchy edible kernel. Ripe in spring. It is hardy outside of its natural range and will grow well in subtropical gardens that have enough space for a large, attractive specimen tree. A great canopy tree for Food Forest gardens
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Cape York Turmeric

$14.90 ($14.90-$24.00 choose a size)

A beautiful, native turmeric the rhizomes of which are eaten roasted by First Nations people. Wide, pleated leaves grow to between 1 and 2m high, preferring shady habitat. Yellow flowers with striking pink bracts appear from November onwards.A plant adapted to the monsoonal tropics, so water well in summer and allow to become dry in the cool months.
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Lilly Pilly - Cascade

$17.90 ($4.95-$17.90 choose a size)

This is a hybrid species of lilly pilly that looks similar to the powderpuff lilly pilly but it has pale pink flowers followed by yummy pale pink fruits. Excellent for Hedges

Lilly Pilly - Cherry Puff

$14.90 ($4.95-$14.90 choose a size)

Small to medium pendulous shrub to 3m high. New foliage is a very attractive bright pink. Flowers are large and crimson occurring in large fluffy heads.

Lilly Pilly - Red Apple

$4.90 ($4.90-$17.75 choose a size)

The large prominent fruits of this tree will change as they age from a light pink to a dark red. The tree is large with a large spreading crown. Often the trunk in older specimens is buttressed. This tree is attractive to fruit eating birds and other wildlife.

Nully Pigface

$17.90

Native, edible, maroon berry with a strawberry and kiwifruit taste, and a slightly salty edge. The fruit is typically eaten by squeezing and sucking the succulent pulp into the mouth, with the astringent skin being discarded. The fruit keeps well and makes an attractive garnish, and can be used in preserved foods like chutney. Leaves are astringent, and can be used in pickles and other condiments. Pulped leaves can also be used externally to relieve sunburn and marine stings.The berry has very high mineral levels, including potassium, magnesium, and calcium.

Native Currant - Black

$4.90 ($4.90-$23.90 choose a size)

Ripe fruit are sweet with a little tang, turning dark purple to black on this native shrub. It prefers warm temperatures and good rainfall, with a natural range from Northern Australia into SE Asia. The fruit can be eaten fresh, dried or pickled. Plants are dioecious, meaning male and female plants are need to set fruit.

Black Apple

$4.90 ($4.90-$18.75 choose a size)

The edible flesh is a rich orange and red, with a sweet and delicately aromatic flavour, reminiscent of watermelon and apple. Fruits can contain 1-4 seeds. A tall tree, up to 25m in the wild, with a fluted trunk and definite bushfood potential It is found in most types of warmer rainforest, widespread on the coast and ranges, north from the Illawarra region. This tree produces a small plum-sized fruit that is eaten by rainforest mammals, it readily falls to the ground when almost ripe

Lilly Pilly - Paperbark Satinash

$23.90

Attractive, reddish, papery bark make this tree stand out in it home in the tropical rainforests of North Qld. Citron scented flowers high in the canopy are followed by purple, edible berries up to 3cm long. With shelter, this 15-20m tree can be grown in more temperate climes, provided good moisture is available. Makes a beautiful specimen tree in landscaping

Brush Pepperbush

$21.90

The peppery flavoured red to maroon berries are edible and the leaves have a peppery flavour when crushed. Brush Pepperbush is a shrub 1-3m in size with reddish stems. The trees grow in the wetter forests of the coast and ranges, from Southern NSW to Northern Queensland. Both male and female flowers are borne on the one plant in clusters. The tree is not commercially grown like Tasmannia lanceolata but is great addition to a diverse bush food planting.
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Wattle - Bramble

$3.40 ($3.40-$4.90 choose a size)

Native to arid regions this is a hardy plant and valuable as food and shelter for native animals. During flowering the spiky branches are covered in clusters of strongly scented yellow flowers. Fast growing and relatively short lived, it grows to about 5-6m and lives for 10 - 15 years. The protein rich seeds of this nitrogen fixing plant are edible and are used in breads as well as ground into flour. This is one of the main sources of culinary wattle seed, due to its large, flavourful seed
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Cinnamon Myrtle

$19.90 ($18.90-$19.90 choose a size)

The leaves have a pleasant spicy cinnamon-like aroma and flavour. The attractive flowers are creamy coloured and star shaped, produced en masse, followed by star-like capsules. The cinnamon myrtle is well suited to the home garden. The tree is adaptable to a broad range of conditions and different soil types. Cinnamon myrtle is suitable for full-sun and semi-shade situations, in open plantings or as a managed hedge. The tree is tolerant of light frosts. Leaves can be harvested as sprigs for use in cooking. Its used in savoury recipes, desserts, confectionery and herbal teas. Cinnamon myrtle can also be used in floristry.
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Finger Lime - Red

$40.95 ($40.95-$149.00 choose a size)

A sensational fingerlime selection with dark maroon skin and bright lively sunrise coloured orange-red vesicles. An upright growing tree that is ideal for backyards.

Finger Lime - Sunshine Yellow

$49.00 ($29.90-$79.00 choose a size)

A small bright yellow finger lime with tasty large vesicles. A heavy cropping variety with attractive fruit.
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Davidsons Plum - Smooth

$29.00 ($19.75-$79.00 choose a size)

A rare and endangered species of Davidsons Plum that is native to a restricted area of in the Brunswick Tweed region. Edible bright red fruit used to make preserves. Trees are cutting grown or grafted as the fruit rarely contain seeds.
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Fraser Island Apple

$17.90

Glossy leaved native tree with yellow-gold, fleshy fruit that is crisp with a refreshingly lemony sweetness. Tolerant of salt spray and sand and very water efficient, makes an excellent hedge for coastal and inland areas. Good feed tree for butterflies, bees and birds
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Midyim - Copper Tops

$18.75 ($18.75-$18.90 choose a size)

A hardy spreading shrub with arching branches of green foliage and coppery new growth. It has masses of fluffy white flowers in late spring and early summer. The edible grey-white berries are delicious and are produced in autumn. At its best in a full sun to part shade spot, in moist but well drained soil. A tough plant that can withstand harsher conditions. responds well to pruning, which will encourage denser growth.
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Finger Lime- Judys Everbearing

$49.00 ($46.95-$79.00 choose a size)

Large juice vesicles are clear light green to pink in colour with few seeds, the skin is Khaki, dark brown and maroon in colour. The trees is most productive between Summer and Autumn with a light crop throughout the year. Heavy crops of high quality fruit are produced, the flavour is aromatic with a lemon lime flavour.
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Native Raspberry - Peter's Thornless PBR

$27.00 ($27.00-$27.00 choose a size)

Take a walk along forest margins or your local creek in eastern Australia, and you will come across Native Raspberries. This cultivar however is completely Thornless, and was selected by local Peter Hardwick. Being completely thornless, it is a pleasure to pick the fruit from its scrambling branches. Berries are bright red, sweet and juicy when well watered and grown with plenty of organic matter. The canes can produce fruit in as little as 6 months and respond well to fertiliser, compost and mulch. Vigorous and scrambling to 1.5m, with a suckering habit which is easily controlled with mowing, the plant is best staked to keep the fruit off the ground and keep it tidy. The leaves of native raspberry can also be used in tea and skin care products. A tea can be made from an infusion for 15 mins from up to six shoots of fresh native raspberry leaf in a teapot. The leaf can also be used as a dried herb. The flavour of the leaf is mildly herbaceous and astringent. It mixes well with other native teas like lemon myrtle and cinnamon myrtle. Research on the leaf of native raspberry shows that it contains beneficial plant compounds like pomolic acid, euscaphic acid, gallic acid and ellagic acid. This plant has Plant Breeder Rights and is not permitted to be propagated and sold for a commercial purpose.

Finger Lime - Collette

$79.00 ($34.00-$79.00 choose a size)

Flavour is highly aromatic and has been rated as superior by Chefs. Fruit is highly ornamental, with its shiny black skin and as a cut fruit, as it has a dark lime green pulp. Displays well as a garnish, with the juice vesicles popping out on cutting and the fruit splitting open wide. Its wide shape facilitates scooping out the pulp with a teaspoon. Rind colour is black/purple at optimum maturity and pulp colour is a dark yellow/green. Mean fruit size is 50mm x 25mm. It is a mid to late season variety but bears fruit all year round.

Lemon Myrtle

$17.90 ($17.90-$34.00 choose a size)

The Lemon Myrtle occurs naturally throughout coastal Qld rainforests. It is a spectacular ornamental tree due to both its appearance and the superb fragrance of its flowers and leaves. The leaves and flowers are used in sweet and savoury dishes or as a refreshing tea. However as boiling or baking often reduces the flavour. The leaves are best added to the recipe at the end of the cooking process and either left to steam with the lid on or made into a sauce or dressing. It is usually the older and fully hardened-off leaves that are harvested for use. Enthusiasts describe the distilled oil from this tree as 'more lemony than lemon' and its used extensively to scent confectionery, perfumes, aromatherapy oil and food flavourings.

Fig - Sandpaper Birds Eye

$24.00 ($18.75-$24.00 choose a size)

An outstanding selection of the native Sandpaper fig. Small, red fleshed fig with good flavour. The fruits ripen from red to dark-red almost black and are sweet and floral tasting. Heavy cropping and no splitting in wet weather. Ideal native fig for a wide range of climates. The leaves are rough and sandpapery and were used by Indigenous Australians to finish wooden tools.

Finger Lime - Jali Red

$46.95 ($24.90-$99.00 choose a size)

One of the largest of the Finger limes 8-12cm long. Bright pinkish-red vesicles are held inside a dark brown to maroon coloured skin. Good flavour and a high yielding variety.

Muntries

$29.00

Known as emu apples or native cranberries this is a low growing prostrate 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. The prefer moderate to strong alkaline soil that is well drained.

Kakadu Plum

$49.00

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 tree to 10m with creamy flower spikes in early summer. Known for its olive-sized fruit which ripens in autumn. Traditionally used as a thirst quencher and snack. Widespread over the northern tropical woodlands. It also is used in the seafood industry to improve shelflife of prawns. Fruit also contains oxalic acid so consume in moderation.

Rosella

$14.75 ($4.90-$17.75 choose a size)

An attractive annual bushy shrub with flowers and fruit used to give colour and flavour to jams, fruit punches, sauces and desserts. A relative of the hibiscus family, best grown in rich soil in a sunny position.

Bunya Nut

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

A handsome large tree for parks and gardens. This extraordinary bush food produces large edible nuts inside large cones. They are delicious roasted or pressure cooked. Then slice them and shuck the kernel and use in a wide range of recipes. The trees produce dense shade and are cold tolerant. A symmetrical pine suitable for container growing when young as they a slow growing to start. Trees take up to 15 years to produce the large cones, which ripen mid summer. No-one should stand or park under one of these at that time, as they fall from a height when ripe. These trees were and still are very important to the cultural practices of First Nations peoples of the East Coast especially southern Queensland, producing bumper harvests every 3 years, drawing peoples to the region to share.

Aniseed Myrtle

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

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.

Finger Lime - Alstonville

$49.00 ($39.00-$49.00 choose a size)

Mostly seedless fruit with lime green vesicles, the skin is smooth and brown with green tinges. A highly productive selection with excellent quality fruit. Fruits are 7-12 cm long when fully ripe.

Fingerlime - Rosebank Purple

$24.00 ($24.00-$59.00 choose a size)

A very popular fingerlime that has striking dark skin with vibrant purple pearls.Fruits have a sweet aftertaste after an initial sharpness. An upright and compact habit suited to backyards. Fruits have a long shelf life and they make an ideal garnish on desserts and lovingly crafted dishes. Prolific producer

Finger Lime - Tasty Green

$49.00 ($24.90-$49.00 choose a size)

A long green skinned fruit with clear vesicles. Tasty Green fruits for a long season and has a delicious lime flavour. They are not as sour as Tahitian limes and may be eaten straight off the tree. A delicate but spikey rainforest tree that offers fruits with a distinctive citrus flavour to sweet or savoury dishes. The juicy cells, similar in appearance to caviar, are a delightful surprise in salad dressings.

Ruby Saltbush

$9.75

A low growing perennial, drought and frost tolerant native bushfood with small succulent edible berries that range in colours of green, yellow and red. Grows in a variety of soils, preferring well drained, sandy soils.

Murnong

$26.90 ($4.90-$26.90 choose a size)

Small bushfood plant producing edible, sweet, tuberous roots. It has strap like leaves and yellow daisy flowers to 40cm. The root is white and can be eaten raw or cooked. Once widespread across SE Australian grasslands , this perennial plant is now rarely found in the wild due to cultivation and grazing animal pressure. Grow your own in a loamy soil with regular water in full sun for best results. From midsummer, the tubers are forming beneath the clumps and are ready for harvest when the Autumn daisy flowers are forming.

Sandalwood - Australian

$27.00 ($19.90-$27.00 choose a size)

Native to the semi-arid areas in Southwest Australia. It is traded as sandalwood for it aromatic oil and timber. The tree is a hemi-parasite requiring macro-nutrients from roots of hosts. The host should be surface rooted, evergreen, water storing, nutrient storing and with a high osmotic pressure. Olives, acacias and most Australian natives are good. Eucalytpus, conifers and citrus are not suitable hosts. The more trees and shrubs and ground covers you have in your yard as host plants the happier the Santalum will be. The kernal inside the hard shell is edible. Drought and salt tolerant. Host plant - Myoporum parvifolium

Peanut Tree

$4.90 ($4.90-$19.90 choose a size)

This tree produces leathery, boat-shaped pods that ripen throughout summer. They split open to display a beautiful, bright red interior that contains shiny, black, peanut-sized seeds which have a delicious, nutty flavour. It is a fast growing highly ornamental rainforest tree. Indigenous Australians ate the nuts both raw and roasted and used the fibrous bark to make nets.

Native Pink Hibiscus

$18.75 ($4.90-$18.75 choose a size)

The flowers on this native Hibiscus are deep pink with a darker throat. They are borne on a small shrub to one metre. Both flowers and leaves are edible. Hibiscus flowers generally last only a day but continue to produce flowers over the summer and autumn. Tip pruning will promote bushy growth. Native Pink Hibiscus is widespread in tropical areas of Western Australia, Northern Territory and Queensland, but adaptable to cooler areas, and can tolerate light frost

Fingerlime - Green Beauty

$29.90 ($29.90-$49.00 choose a size)

A beautiful weeping fingerlime tree that has spotted green skinned fruits with a tart, tangy and slightly sweet pearls. Making an excellent feature tree the fruits are best in salads, seafoods, desserts and with avo! A high yielding variety that is fast growing and vigorous.

Mountain Pepper- Female

$19.75

Trial Product, Daley's is currently trialling this product, but we will not have them available for sale in the foreseeable future. If you are interested in this item please request the email notification from this page, but at this stage we cannot give you an estimated time of availability.Attractive aromatic shrub growing 2- 5 m high, it has attractive red stems. Plants are either male or female with the small black berries ripening on the female plants in the autumn. The leaf and berry are both dried and used as a spice. The berries are sweet first at first with a peppery aftertaste. Native to rainforest gullies from Tasmania north to the Barrington Tops where it prefers a cool climate.

Aspen - Lemon

$27.00 ($27.00-$39.00 choose a size)

Small to medium sized rainforest tree bearing aromatic and acidic fruit used in the bushfood industry. Lemon aspen fruit has a grapefruit and lime like flavour, and is popular in beverages, sauces and confectionery.

Mount White Lime

$36.90

Rare and thornless this native Australian lime resembles the fingerlime with it elongated finger-shaped fruits, but has broader leaves. Fruits are green skinned with greenish-white pulp. They have larger vesicles than fingerlimes and thicker skin with large oil glands like the round lime. Native to the foothills and upland rainforest of the Cape York Peninsula in Australia and Goodenough Island in Papua New Guinea. It grows in deciduous vine thickets as an under-storey shrub and has been recorded at a height of 15m. Due to its limited distribution, this species is now classified as rare and is protected.

Chocolate Lily

$19.90 ($19.75-$19.90 choose a size)

When harvested young, the tubers of this native lily are juicy and sweet. Flowers are lilac coloured with a chocolate scent and are also edible. Found in a range of habitats with lower rainfall across southern Australia. For best results, grow in a rich loamy medium.

Mountain Pepper - Male

$24.00

Male selection of this attractive, aromatic shrub growing 2- 5 m high, it has striking red stems. Plants are either male or female with the small black berries ripening on the female plants in the autumn. The leaf and berry are both dried and used as a spice. The berries are sweet first at first with a peppery aftertaste. Native to rainforest gullies from Tasmania north to the Barrington Tops where it prefers a cool climate.

Wild Orange

$19.75 ($17.90-$19.75 choose a size)

Wild oranges are a tasty bush tucker food. Indigenous Australians made frequent use of it long before European arrival. It is green when unripe. When it ripens, it becomes soft and has a fragrant smell. The inside is yellow or orange. It is still commonly eaten in the desert today. Capparis mitchellii can grow up to six metres in height. The plant's flowers are large and coloured white or cream. It prefers sandy to clay loams but will grow on rocky hillsides. It is a host for the Caper White butterfly and is one of the preferred foods of the Spotted Bower Bird

Finger Lime - Yellow

$46.95 ($24.90-$46.95 choose a size)

The yellow finger lime has a beautiful bright yellow skin and very large juice vesicles inside. The balls of juice bubble out of the skin when the ripe fruits are cut in half. Use in chutneys, jams, marmalades, savoury sauces and refreshing drinks.

White Kunzea

$17.90

Fine leaved, medium sized shrub, profusely bearing delicate white flowers through spring. Leaves are traditionally used as tea or strong spice for cooking. Prunes well and is adaptive to many soil types. It is well suited to gardens similar in climate to it's native East Coast range and regular trimming after flowering give the bush a more compact structure. Works well as a hedge or screen.

Warrigal Greens - Native Spinach

$14.90 ($7.90-$14.90 choose a size)

An attractive scrambling, ground cover which enjoys semi-sun rich soil and a moist position. Once established, it will self seed prolifically. The thick leaf makes an excellent boiled spinach.

Lilly Pilly - Magenta Cherry

$4.90 ($4.90-$18.90 choose a size)

Most popular native hedging plant in Australia. Attractive dense glossy new growth. Also edible crunchy cherry like fruit.

Quandong - Desert

$24.90

Trial Product, Daley's is currently trialling this product, but we will not have them available for sale in the foreseeable future. If you are interested in this item please request the email notification from this page, but at this stage we cannot give you an estimated time of availability.Widely dispersed throughout the central deserts of Australia, the species and its fruit are refered to as quandong, one of our best known bush foods. The tree is a hemi-parasite requiring macro-nutrients from roots of hosts. The host should be surface rooted, evergreen, water storing, nutrient storing and with a high osmotic pressure. Olives, accacias and most Australian natives are good. Eucalytpus, conifers and citrus are not suitable hosts. The more trees and shrubs and groundcovers you have in your yard as host plants the happier the Santalum will be. Drought and salt tolerant. Host plant - Myoporum parvifolium.Known as the sweet quandong the flavour is tart and reminiscent of peach, apricot or rhubarb.

Palm - Walking Stick

$4.90 ($4.90-$29.90 choose a size)

This native miniature palm is found as an understorey throughout the subtropical rainforest's of Australia. Growth is very slow in it's initial stages but very worthwhile to nurture as it is very attractive as an indoor plant. Red fruits are edible, with a pleasant mild flavour and a slightly spicy aftertaste.

Finger Lime - Emma

$39.00

The Emma finger lime is a very large black skinned fruit with vesicles that range from clear to a pinkish blush. It produces a heavy crop of fruits over a long period. The fruits can be frozen successfully without destroying the fruits flavour or texture on thawing, thus allowing us to have access to the fruits all year round.

Native Mulberry

$4.95 ($4.95-$17.90 choose a size)

This is an excellent tree for rainforest restoration as it attracts many birds and insects. It has small, whiteedible fruits that are sweet and hold their seeds on the outside like strawberries. Trees are dioecious, having male and female flowers on separate trees.