Kunzea pomifera (Muntries)
- Also known as Emu Apples or Native Cranberry.
- Australian native
- Dense, weed suppressing groundcover to 1m
- Produces delicious fruit that taste like apples.
- Grows naturally around Western Victoria and Eastern South Australia.
- Likes light, free draining soils and likes temperate conditions.
- Naturally prostrate but can be trellised into an upright shrub for easy harvesting.
- Grows naturally on 500-800 mm annually, so doesn't need much additional watering, but do not allow prolonged dry periods
- Prune in winter
- Avoid overwatering in Spring to promote flowering
- Then may needs some water to promote fruit setting
- Typically grown from cutting but can be grown from seed
- Kunzea pomifera (Wikipedia) - image
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