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Pigface is a hardy Australian native ground cover that is drought tolerant and suitable for sandy soils and coastal positions. It prefers a full sun position, is suitable for pots and produces bright pink daisy flowers that cover the bush throughout most of the year with the main blooming occurring in spring and summer.
The leaves can be pickled into a preserve, and the fruit produced in late summer makes for an excellent snack. Its tasty, sweet, and its flavour resembles a salty kiwi with touches of melon!
|Botanical Name||𝘊𝘢𝘳𝘱𝘰𝘣𝘳𝘰𝘵𝘶𝘴 glaucescens|
|Plant Size:||Seedling pot (tubestock), min 8 cm tall
|Soil Type:||All soil types.|
|Sun:||Fun-sun / Part-shade.|
|Size:||3m+ ground cover.
|Pots:||Does very well in pots.|
|Feeding:||Feed a high-quality native plant food every 6 months, especially after flowering.|
Grow it like a pro! Check out the full care guide by clicking here.
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