Edible Australian Plants

Australian Native Citrus

People are discovering Australia's own citrus, long neglected due to the small fruit and prickly nature. But once people started getting creative with the little pearls of citrus goodness inside the fruit, suddenly everyone wanted them! Delicious in seafood salads and...

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Bush Foods for Beginners

Getting started with bush foods Traditional Australian histories have painted Aboriginal people as hunter-gatherers who did not develop agricultural systems or have permanent settlements. However, recent publications such as Dark Emu  by Bruce Pascoe have presented...

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Austromyrtus, the midgen berry, is perhaps the sweetest of the Australian bush fruits and is well worth growing for that reason alone. For the gardener it also has a host of desirable traits. Beautiful bronze new growth, a low growing and mounding habit, the ability...

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Tetragonia- Warrigal Greens

Tetragonia- a useful and hardy Australian native food plant Tetragonia tetragonioides has the common name of Warrigal greens or New Zealand spinach, and is one of the better known Australian native edible plants. It is common at seaside locations  as well as inland,...

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