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Herbert River Cherry

Antidesma dallachyanum

Small dark purple fruit very similar to the bignay but usually slightly larger and allegedly tastier.

Seed Availability

Seeds are not available for the Herbert River Cherry. Please visit our seed store to view current selections.

Description

Medium sized bush or tree to 20-30ft.

Hardiness

N/A

Growing Environment

N/A

Propagation

By seed or graft. Seedlings bear in 6+ years.

Uses

Eaten fresh or used to make jams, jellies, or wine.

Native Range

Native to Queensland, Northern Australia. Grows wild in rain forests near rivers and ponds.

Related Species

Phyllanthaceae  
Antidesma bunius
Bignay
Antidesma dallachyanum
Herbert River Cherry
Antidesma venosum
Tassle Berry
Phyllanthus acidus
Otaheite Gooseberry
Phyllanthus emblica
Emblic