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Syzygium eucalyptoides (Wild Apple or Native Apple)

Syzygium eucalyptoides grows in sandy or gravely soil to hight’s of up to 5m withs lim weeping branches. It has green long slender leaves similar to gum leaves and produces a white flower.  Native apple can be eaten raw and has a dry sharp taste. Aboriginal people used the bark as a general body wash to relive general sickness. The bark of the tree would be pounded and mixed with water to produce this wash. This wash cannot be consumed. The fruit is known to be edible and the outer flesh is eaten raw when ripe and inged red. Flowering occurs between October – December, fruiting in January.

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