Wombat Berry (Eustrephus latifolius)

Wombat Berry (Eustrephus latifolius)

Wombat Berry (Eustrephus latifolius)

Scrambler/vine with stems to several metres or more.

Likes part-shade but will tolerate more sun.

Small star-shaped flowers in spring, followed by orange berries which open to show black seeds.
From rainforest margins and sclerophyll forest.
Provides habitat and food for birds.

Berries are said to be edible but not worth eating – so not toxic, however please research this if you intend to try them.
Quite fast-growing but not so vigourous that it will take over or need constant pruning.

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