UGNI ( TAZZIBERRY )
This popular little ornamental plant should be planted anywhere the strawberry aroma from the fruit can be appreciated. It is ideally grown as a low growing hedge or a container specimen. The small glossy dark-green leaves are tinged with a beautiful red growth when young. The plant becomes smothered with fluffy white flowers in summer and bears pea sized burgundy fruit, that lighten as they ripen, in the autumn. It is best eaten on its own to really appreciate the unique aromatic flavour.
Plant Information or Specifications
Warm Temperate, Cool 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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Suitability in Pots
Drought Hardy (Little Watering)
Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree?
Can be pruned to 2m
Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest
Sun or Shade
Preferred Soil Type
Customer Comments on Ugni ( Tazziberry )
Ugni ( Tazziberry )
The Dainty pale pink flowers have the most amazing scent....especially at night time....Lovely to put them near where you sit outside once the sun goes down.Plant them with some shelter from the afternoon sun.Delicious fruit,too - straight from the bush. | B Williams - Wantirna, VIC 16-Jan-2015
Ugni ( Tazziberry )
Well just looked up the ugni Berry and found in brackets Tazziberry, which is what I started calling them when first getting people to grow them commercially. In Tasmania these bear fruit right through to May.fruit smells like pineapple fairyfloss. | Bernhard - Mackay, QLD 07-Nov-2016
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Update: 3252 days 19hrs
All 3 dried over a 2yr period. They were in full sun and it's very windy here. I would recommend a sheltered spot with afternoon shade in hot climates.
Height 0.25 metres
Growing: In the Ground
Sun/Shade: Full Sun
Water Given in: SpringSpring
Pollination: Self Pollination
Fertiliser or Organics Used: Usual mix.
When I Fertilise: Winter
None needed as yet.
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