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Davidsonia pruriens

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Davidsonia pruriens Ooray, Davidsons Plum, Queensland Davidsons Plum,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Citrus & Fruit, Palms, Ferns & Tropical, Trees Dense, Upright

A tropical rainforest fruit tree, native to Northern Queensland. An attractive medium sized tree getting up to 4-8m tall, has large glossy, serrated leaves that droop. Pale pink flowers appear in Summer and the fruit is ripening throughout Autumn. The fruit is large berries that form in clusters along hanging branches. The fruit is ripe once it has turned deep purple. The taste is sour but high in vitamins and antioxidants and used in making jams and sauces.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
4-10m 2-4m

Position: Soil Type:
Semi Shade Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Bush Tucker, Courtyard, Edible Garden, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Habitat, Park And Gardens, Shady Garden, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Caterpillars, Fruit Fly, Generally trouble free, Possums

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Cunoniaceae Australia

Foliage Colour: Green, Orange
Flower Colour: Pink
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Summer
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: High, Medium / Moderate
Drought: Low
Frost: Tender
Wind: Low, Medium / Moderate