The Davidson's Plum tree produces exquisite and much sort after fruit bourne in clusters on the trunk of the tree. The fruit is juicy and pleasantly sour to taste when raw, and fully appreciated when cooked. The tree is slender in form growing 6 to 10 meters depending on growing conditions.
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Availability date: 19/02/2013
OTHER COMMON NAMES
Mullumbimby Plum, Davo Plum
Native to riperian and rainforest areas of the Northern Rivers in NSW, Australia. Officially listed in NSW as Endangered.
Our happiest Davidson's Plums grow in south and east facing part-shade positions where they are sheltered from hot winds and the hot summer sun. Being a sub-tropical rainforest plant we find mature trees cope well in the contrasting wet and dry seasons, and positively respond to moist soil covered with aged decomposed organic material.
Fine hairs on the leaves are irritating for some people.
|Size||Big shrub/small tree (3-7m)|
|Sun Exposure||Partial sun|