This bushtucker bush is a cross between our usual midgem berry species, and a species with slender fine leaves. This gives Copper Tops a lighter feeling, more upright habit, and deeper copper-coloured new growth. Still the same juicy berries and pretty flowers!
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APPEARANCE: Small-leaved shrub with dense upright branches and copper-toned new growth. Flowers late spring and early summer with small white blossoms followed by sweet-edible whitish fruit in autumn. USE IN: Ideal shrub for low hedging and borders in native, coastal gardens and rockeries. Attracts native wildlife PLANTING: Plant in a full sun to partly shaded position in free-draining soil in the garden. Mulch and water regularly until the plant is established, usually around 12 weeks, and in the autumn when berries are ripening. Tolerates dry conditions, humidity, coastal conditions. Protect from frost. CARE: Prune after fruit has finished to encourage dense growth habit and a bumper crop of berries next season. Apply a native slow release fertiliser during spring. HEIGHT & WIDTH: 0.5 - 1 m H x 1 - 1.5 m W. YOUR PLANTS: These plants are tubestock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80mm high and 42 mm wide. You can see an example in the image gallery
Sorry, we are unable to ship this product to South Australia, Tasmania, or Western Australia for biosecurity reasons.