The Red Apple is a fast growing rainforest tree with smooth bark, reddish new leaf growth, and pink-white flowers in spring and summer. The timber is useful and the edible sour red fruit is best used in preserves and sauces.
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Availability date: 19/02/2013
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Large red firm fleshy fruit (2-4cm) is eaten raw or cooked. This fast growing tree is ideal for farms that need a regular supply of timber for maintaining fences and posts.
Native to dry sub-tropical rainforests between Casino (NSW) and Kin Kin (QLD) on Australia's east coast.
Tall dense evergreen tree growing to 30m+ in it's natural habitat, but tends to be medium sized when cultivated. Will grow in full sun or part shade, and prefers moist free draining soil.
|Size||Medium tree (8-15m)|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun|