Davidson's Plum

Scientific Name: 
Davidsonia pruriens
Family Name: 
Davidsoniaceae
Place of Origin: 
Australia
Plant Description: 
Tall & thin, sometimes with multiple trunks
Plant Height: 
4-6m
Plant Width: 
2-4m
Plant Use: 
Edible
Beverage
Harvest Period: 
Summer and autumn
Of Interest: 
Plum fruit is sour when eaten fresh but can be used to make jam, jelly, wine, pies. Substitute the juice for vinegar in salad dressing. Stew with honey. Fruit have irritating hairs so wear gloves when scrubbing them.
Annual, Biannual or Perennial: 
Perennial
Plant Type: 
Medium Tree
Climate: 
Warm Temperate
Sub-Tropical
Deciduous or Evergreen: 
Evergreen

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