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Austromyrtus dulcis (Midgen Berry (Koori language groups), Midyim Berry (Murri language groups)) is also known as Sand Berry which describes perfectly what this plant needs so you can enjoy its delicious white and speckled blue fruit - morning sun and drainage. Midgen Berry will provide abundant berries when planted in the conditions it enjoys in nature. Midgen Berry's leaves can also be used to make a tea. Midgen Berry also has showy white flowers which precede the berries. Midgen Berry responds well to being watered but its drought tolerant once established. Wallabies in particular love munching on Midgen Berry leaves and your dog will also develop a taste for them.  Midgen Berry grows 50 to 80 centimetres high and has a spreading habit. It's a perfect spillover plant and will do well in a large pot where it will have both moisture and drainage. To produce fruit, Midgen Berry needs good drainage and to be planted in a wind protected site that has a shade to part-shade/morning sun aspect.

Austromyrtus dulcis (Midyim Berry, Midgen Berry)

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