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.
Randia fitzalanii - native gardenia DESCRIPTION: (Now known as Atractocarpus fitzalanii) Luscious Australian native also known as Yellow Mangosteen, clusters of small highly fragrant flowers above glossy evergreen foliage. Flowers in spring followed by large yellow 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.