Muntries

Scientific Name: 
Kunzea pomifera
Family Name: 
Myrtaceae
Place of Origin: 
Australia
Plant Description: 
Low growing shrubby ground cover with green berries that when they flush a little red, are ready to eat. Can be trellised. Also goes by the names Emu and Australian/native cranberries.
Plant Height: 
0.2-0.5
Plant Width: 
2-3m
Plant Use: 
Edible
Of Interest: 
Tastes like a zesty/spicy apple. Is crunchy and full of anti-oxidants. Can be eaten fresh or dried as a snack, to be added to muesli and trail mix etc. Can also be turned in jam, chutneys, sauces.
Annual, Biannual or Perennial: 
Perennial
Plant Type: 
Ground cover
Shrub
Climate: 
Arid
Temperate
Warm Temperate
Deciduous or Evergreen: 
Evergreen

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