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Pleiogynium timorense (TB Burdekin Plum)

Burdekin Plum

Plant Description

5-10m, edible plum fruit.

full sun
part shade
Height: 5m - 10m
Spread: 5m - 10m
Pot Sizes: 175mm Pots
Habit: Tall Shrub
Flowering Information: creamy/yellow spikes
Flowering Seasons: Summer Autumn
Foliage Description: glossy green leaflets, bronze new folige
PBR/Agent: TB - Burdekin Plum Information
Health Warning:

Tucker Bush - The Burdekin Plum is an attractive tree with glossy green foliage and a dark grey trunk.

Yellow-green flowers are produced in summer maturing to large, round black fruit in winter. The fruit is best if stored for a few days after picking to ripen.

It is bird attracting, can be grown in pots and is drought tolerant once established.

Tucker Bush Safety: Whether using our commercially grown Tucker Bush plants, or sourcing your own fruit & plant material from the wild caution should be exercised. Fruit and any edible plant material may require specific preparation to be safely eaten. Please read our plant labels and also consult the website for specific plant information.

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