Prickly Currant Plant

Doesn't arrive alive?
We'll refund you!*

Australian-grown
and Owned.

Great for
cooking!

 

Prickly on the outside, sweet on the inside….

A shrub native to south-eastern Australia, Prickly Currant Bush can be found in woodlands, Eucalyptus forests and cool-temperate rainforests.

Growing lovely green flowers through Spring and Summer, these develop into a delicious fruit in late Summer to early Autumn. With an orange, dark red colour, the fruit has a sweet and slightly astringent flavour that is best enjoyed with salads or even puddings!

Frost Tolerance: Yes.
Drought Tolerance: No.
Soil Type: Clay or loamy soil.
Sun: Fun-sun / Part-shade.
Size:  2m+ shrub.
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.

Due to biosecurity restrictions, we cannot send plants to WA, NT or Tasmania. If you order, your plants will be refunded.

*Our 24-hour plant guarantee means that any plants that have died in transit will be refunded to you when we receive photos from you at hello@melbournebushfood.com.au within 24 hours of the receipt of the delivery. 

Can I pickup my order?
Yes you can! Please wait for the confirmation for pickup email which will get sent after it's packed (usually after 48 hours of ordering).

What plant suits my climate?
Check out our Plant Climate Map by clicking here for information on which plants grows where you

How can I track my order?
Check out the order status page here.

I want to have my pick-up sent to me, can you help?
Definitely! Please send us an email at hello@melbournebushfood.com.au for support.

Something is missing/broken in my order! Can you please help?
Oh no! Of course we can! Please send our support team an email at hello@melbournebushfood.com.au and we'll aim to get back to you within 48 business hours.

Do you wholesale or do corporate gifting?
Yes we do! Fill out this 30 sec form and we'll get back to you asap :)

AUSTRALIA WIDE
All orders are shipped regular or express by AusPost from our Melbourne warehouse. For plant orders, we strongly encourage you to purchase express at the checkout.
Shipping fee: Starting at $9.95 for Standard and $15 for Express
Please allow an additional 2-3 days for your order to be picked and packed.
Metro: 1-3 business days
Regional: 3-7 business days

NEW ZEALAND
All orders are shipped by Sendle from our Melbourne warehouse.
Shipping fee: Starting at $9.95 (AUD)
All regions: 5-14 business days

ALL OTHER COUNTRIES
All orders are shipped regular by Sendle.
Europe: 10-21 days
North America: 9-24 days

Size: Tubestock

Doesn't arrive alive?
We'll refund you!*

Australian-grown
and Owned.

Great for
cooking!

 

Prickly on the outside, sweet on the inside….

A shrub native to south-eastern Australia, Prickly Currant Bush can be found in woodlands, Eucalyptus forests and cool-temperate rainforests.

Growing lovely green flowers through Spring and Summer, these develop into a delicious fruit in late Summer to early Autumn. With an orange, dark red colour, the fruit has a sweet and slightly astringent flavour that is best enjoyed with salads or even puddings!

Frost Tolerance: Yes.
Drought Tolerance: No.
Soil Type: Clay or loamy soil.
Sun: Fun-sun / Part-shade.
Size:  2m+ shrub.
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.

Due to biosecurity restrictions, we cannot send plants to WA, NT or Tasmania. If you order, your plants will be refunded.

*Our 24-hour plant guarantee means that any plants that have died in transit will be refunded to you when we receive photos from you at hello@melbournebushfood.com.au within 24 hours of the receipt of the delivery. 

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