Lollies of the Bush

Austromyrtus dulcis One of the best bush tucker plants, commonly called Midyim, Midgem, or Midgin berry or Sand berry. The berries are considered bush lollies by Arakwal Elders. Compact-growing small heath land native plant suited to well-drained soil and coastal planting. Flowers late spring through summer with small star-shaped blossoms followed by sweet, gingery edible fruit late summer through to autumn. Some people say they taste like a blueberry with a hint of spice. They like autumn water and this years' crop certainly confirms that, the bushes are prolific with berries. Uses: Edible berries, ideal shrub for low edible hedging and borders in coastal gardens and rockeries. Attracts Nat

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