The Aniseed Myrtle tree is native to a remanent rainforests in north east NSW. Increasingly rare in the wild this handsome evergreen tree deserves to be planted in more gardens. When crushed the leaf of the aniseed myrtle has a distinct licorice scent and is growing in use as a spice in the food industry.
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OTHER COMMON NAMES
Anise Myrtle, Ringwood, Aniseed Tree, Native Aniseed
Subtropical rainforest in north east NSW, Australia
Leaves are edible and mostly used dried in cut leaf or powdered form. Oil is distilled from the leaf and also used as flavouring in culinary endeavours.
|Size||Medium tree (8-15m)|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun|
|Harvest Season||Year round|