Eupomatia laurina – Native Guava

Natives (A-Z)

Bought as tubestock from Kumbartcho Nursery 10/12/2016
Label says: Semi-shade, well-drained to 5m tall.

Open arching habit, evergreen, cream daisy-shaped flowers in late spring/early summer. Green urn-shaped fruit.

  • Attracts fruit eating birds
  • Eastern dusk-flat butterfly host plant
  • Aboriginal food and tool source
  • fruit can be used for jam

Wikipedia – Eupomatia laurina: In cultivation E. laurina is frost sensitive and prefers a protected, semi-shaded site. Commonly named Bolwarra or sometimes native guava or copper laurel.  tall, larger specimens may attain 15 m (50 ft) and a trunk diameter of 30 cm (12 in)

Garden position: This may need to be kept in a pot because of size

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