Boobialla - Native Juniper - Melbourne Bushfood
Boobialla - Native Juniper - Melbourne Bushfood
Boobialla - Native Juniper - Melbourne Bushfood

Boobialla - Native Juniper

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Boobialla (Native Juniper) // Myoporum insulare

 

Boobialla, commonly known as native juniper, is a small shrub indigenous to the southern regions of Australia. Producing a purple fruit, the Boobialla is great as a wind break, and tolerates a wide range of soils, locations, and can even grow in pots. 

Flowering from October to December, fruit begins to produce in late summer with small, sweet purple berries forming later. The small berries are similar to juniper, with spicy, floral notes - perfect for jams, tarts, or even fermentation.


Small white flowers cover the plant in mid October until early December.

 
When ripe (purple coloured), they are edible off the plant. Great as a snack, for jams, tarts, cakes, or preserving. 

AVAILABLE VIC/NSW/QLD/ACT ONLY - If you've ordered other products, they will be delivered together. Please note, we take care in packaging your plants, but we do not take responsibility if your parcel is delayed. 

 

Harvesting: Late Summer harvest of berries. 

 

Growing Conditions: Boobialla (Native Juniper) is a fantastic plant for pots. A hardy plant that grow in very salty soil, it's adaptable to all soil types and is naturally drought and wind tolerant. For best results, grow in well-draining positions with full sun. 

 

Size: A small shrub/tree, it can grow up to 6 metres in height.

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