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Riberry (Syzygium leuhmanii) is one of Australia’s most popular native plants and a delicious bush food addition to your garden!

Riberries are a member of the Lilly Pilly family and are a highly ornamental, small-medium, fast-growing tree adapted to grow in the sub-tropical rainforests of the East Coast of New South Wales and Southern Queensland. Its glossy green foliage, striking pink/purple new growth and large, decorative pink to red fruit makes the Riberry appealing as an edible hedge, screen, windbreak or shade tree. 

Glover’s Seedless is a new cultivar of Riberry with mostly seedless fruit. Bursting with unique spice flavours such as clove and cinnamon, their tart, apple-like berries can be eaten straight from the tree as a tasty snack or used in jams, chutneys, syrups, dressings, sauces, glazes, ice cream, yoghurt, cakes and beverages. Riberry also comes from the clove family and makes a great addition to sauces or marinades for poultry, lamb, pork and game meats.

In this comprehensive guide on how to grow Riberries, we will cover:

  • A quick guide on Riberries.
  • What to do when my plant arrives.
  • I’m ready to plant, what do I need?
  • Repotting and planting steps.
  • Ongoing care of your Riberry tree.

Riberry trees offer a range of possibilities for your landscape, from edible privacy hedges to ornamental focal points. By following these care instructions, you'll be able to enjoy the beauty and benefits of this versatile tree. Happy gardening!

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