Beach Birds-Eye

Small Tree to 5 Metres


Dense bushy habit, large glossy dark green leaves. Attractive green-brown fruit which attracts birds. Excellent tasting bush tucker fruit, similar to raspberry.
Resistant to salt spray and SE Winds.
Host to 4 local butterfly species including the Common Pencil-blue and Glistening Pencil-blue (Candalides absimilis), Hairy Line-blue (Erysichton lineatus).

Natural Habitat: Coastal / Rainforest

Aspect: Full Sun

Soil/Conditions: Adaptable / Well-Drained

Special Features:
• Aboriginal Food source
• Excellent screening plant in beach-side areas.

Garden styles:

  • Native Rainforest
  • Native Coastal
  • Birds and Butterflies
  • Gardening for Biodiversity