Illawarra Plum

Scientific Name: 
Podocarpus elatus
Family Name: 
Podocarpaceae
Place of Origin: 
Australia
Plant Description: 
Sweet fruit with a plum-pine flavour. Very hight in Vitamin C
Plant Height: 
5-20m
Plant Use: 
Edible
Craft/Construction/Fibre
Harvest Period: 
Autumn to winter
Of Interest: 
Sweet fruit with a plum pine flavour. High in Vitamin C. Eat fresh, or make jam (remove the core and pips when cooking). Can be used for timber.
Annual, Biannual or Perennial: 
Perennial
Plant Type: 
Large Tree
Climate: 
Cool Temperate
Warm Temperate
Sub-Tropical
Deciduous or Evergreen: 
Evergreen

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