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Pleiogynium timorense, Burdekin plum

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 Pleiogynium timorense
Family: Anacardiaceae
Burdekin plum
Origin: Australia
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunModerate waterEdible

Burdekin plum is a tropical, rainforest tree which may reach 20 metres but which is usually smaller in cultivation. Leaves are pinnate consisting of 3 to 11 leaflets. They are dark, shiny green with bronze new growth. Flowers are relatively inconspicuous with male and female flowers occurring on separate trees. The fruits are large and fleshy and, when ripe, are deep purple in color.

The fruits of P.timorense has received some attention as "bush tucker". The flavour is palatable and, although fairly astringent, can be made into excellent jams.

The tree is an hardy and attractive species for subtropical and tropical areas. It is fairly slow growing and is best suited to well drained, reasonably rich soils.

Propagation is usually carried out from seed.


 Pleiogynium timorense, Burdekin plum

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Pleiogynium timorense, Burdekin plum

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Pleiogynium timorense, Burdekin plum

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Pleiogynium timorense, Burdekin plum

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Pleiogynium timorense, Burdekin plum

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Pleiogynium timorense, Burdekin plum

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Pleiogynium timorense, Burdekin plum

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Pleiogynium timorense, Burdekin plum

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Pleiogynium timorense, Burdekin plum

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