Native Australian Ingredients — davidson's plum

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Davidson's Plum

Davidson's Plum

Provenance and the Plant One of the larger Indigenous fruits, the Davidsons Plum grows hugging the slender trunks (D.jerseyana)  or hanging in pendulous clusters (D.pruriens) from the trunks of these towering rainforest trees. The leaves of the tree are broad and large and look a bit like giant fern fronds , and this is especially so of the lovely pinkish crown of the new growth. These ancient trees are indigenous to the north-eastern rainforests of New South Wales (jerseyana) and Far North Queensland (pruriens) and while rare and endangered in the wild, are now cultivated commercially in both states for their magnificent fruit. With their dark...

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