Smilax australis is a vine in the family Smilacaceae, endemic to Australia. It has prickly climbing stems that are up to 8 metres long with coiled tendrils that are up to 20 cm long. 

  • Frost tolerant & drought resistant
  • Full sun/ filtered sun
  • Thorny climber, height up to 8m
  •  Well drained soils, adapts to most soils
  • Flowers: all year, chiefly spring & summer
  • Edible
  • Attracts – Birds

Sarsaparilla - Smilax Australis