Subtropical large native shrub or evergreen tree with deliciously scented starry white flowers with a fragrance like gardenia. Plant where you can enjoy the scent as you sip a glass of wine in the evening.
DESCRIPTION: (Now known as Atractocarpus fitzalanii.) Australian native also known as yellow mangosteen. Clusters of small highly fragrant flowers above glossy evergreen foliage. Flowers in spring followed by large yellow-brown edible fruit which are ready to eat when soft. USE IN: Suited to tropical gardens and feature planting. Ideal for container and patio planting where you can enjoy the beautiful scent. PLANTING: Plant in a partly shaded position in the garden. Prefers warm, moist conditions, grow as far south as Sydney. Mulch and water regularly until the plant is established, usually around 12 weeks. CARE: Ensure plant is well mulched and watered regularly. Provide extra water during dry periods. HEIGHT & WIDTH: Up to 5 m H x 2-4 m W. YOUR PLANTS: These plants are tube-stock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The average size of your plants will be 15 -25 cm in height with a pot size of 42 mm wide and 80 mm high.