For those eager to savour our most glorious natives, forage no further. All five senses will thank you later.
Bush Tucker Trail
Australian Plum Pine | Podocarpus elatus
The Australian Plum Pine is a
medium to large evergreen tree with dark green shiny leaves. Known for its sweet flavoured edible plums it is one of the best bush foods.
Cinnamon Myrtle | Backhousia myrtifolia
The Cinnamon Myrtle is an Australian native with beautiful cinnamon fragrant leaves that can be used as a spice replacement in cooking or for herbal tea. The Cinnamon Myrtle has dense foliage with small white flowers that bloom in Summer.
Davidson Plum | Davidsonia
The Davidson Plum is an Australian native with tarty plum shaped fruit that are used in a variety of beverages, sauces and even desserts. The soft plum like fruit grows in clusters along the slender stem of the tree. The Davidson Plum has a palm like structure with leaves that change from red to a glossy deep green.
Finger Lime | Citrus australasica
The Finger Lime is a native Australian citrus with a thorny structure and finger shaped fruits that provide beaded like pulp, perfect for decorating cocktails and salads. The plant's pulp has a wide variance in colour from yellow, green, pale pink to crimson.
Native Gardenia | Atractocarpus fitzalanii
The Native Gardenia is another Australian native known for its
edible hard fruit which is similar in flavour to the Mangosteen, that are great for salads and desserts. The Native Gardenia has a lush green growth with star shaped pearly white fragrant flowers.
Old Man Salt Bush | Atriplex nummularia
The Old Man Salt Bush is a hardy shrub that provides a leafy edible vegetable which can be
used in salads, dried as a herb or used in stews.
Rosella Hibiscus | Hibiscus sabdariffa
The Rosella Hibiscus' bright red flowers are edible and high in vitamin C, great for making jam, brewing as a tea or acting as an additional decoration to a champagne or dessert. The bush's leaves also make a perfect addition to any salad.