Shrub 3 to 5 Metres
Spreading shrub or small tree with greyish trunk and dense oval-shaped glossy dark green leaves.
Bears highly perfumed Green to Cream flowers Dec/May followed by attractive orange or red fruit.
Grows well under gum trees.
Leaves eaten by Copper Jewel Butterfly.
Natural Habitat: Eucalypt Forest
Aspect: Full Sun / Filtered Sun
• Host Plant for Copper Jewel Butterfly
• Aboriginal Medicine Source
• Fruit very bitter, but edible
- Gardening for Biodiversity
- Birds and Butterflies
- Coastal Native