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Riberry Plant - Medium

1-2 Years Old / Cutting / 40-60cm Height / 200mm Pot
$30.00

Riberry (Syzygium luehmannii) 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.

Details

This category of Riberry is a Glover’s Seedless variety, grown from cutting, 1 – 2 years old, and 40 – 60cm in height. Trees will come in 150 – 200mm pots. 

We provide a live plant guarantee. We will accept replacements or refunds for plants that are damaged or have died in transit. Claims must be made within 24 hours of receipt of shipment. See the FAQs section on how to make a claim.  

Please note: Plant photos are reference images only. There will be variations depending on the season and there may be differences in colour, size and shape.

Plant Info

Botanical Name: Syzygium luehmannii

Plant Type: Small to medium evergreen tree.

Foliage: Small, glossy leaves with attractive pink to purple new growth.

Mature Height: 2 – 15m.

Position: Full sun to part shade.

Frost Tolerance: Tolerates light frost once established.

Drought Tolerance: Will tolerate dry conditions once established.

Soil: Prefers rich, moist, well-drained soil, but is adaptable.

Water: Reliable moisture during hot and dry periods. Keep well-mulched.

Fertiliser: Organic, slow-release fertiliser at least once a year.

Flowering: Produces fluffy white-cream flowers in late-spring to early-summer.

Fruiting: Fruits matures from December through to February, depending on location/climatic conditions.

Storage: Riberry fruit will keep in the refrigerator for up to 3 weeks and can be frozen for up to 2 years.

Pots: Suitable for pots. 

Care Guide

CLICK HERE for a comprehensive guide on caring for your Riberry tree, including planting, watering, fertilising, pruning, harvesting, and more.

Uses

Riberry responds well to pruning, making it an excellent choice as a feature plant, edible hedge, screening plant or for topiary projects in the garden.

The tart, spicy fruit has a hint of cloves and cinnamon. Eat straight off the tree for a quick, tasty snack or use to make distinctively flavoured:

  • Jams
  • Chutneys
  • Syrups
  • Dressings
  • Sauces
  • Marinades
  • Cakes
  • Ice cream
  • Beverages
  • Confectionary
FAQs

I live in a cold climate. Can I still grow Riberry?

Riberries grow naturally in a sub-tropical climate. However, they can tolerate quite low temperatures in winter and mild frost once established.

How long will it take to fruit?

Cutting grown Riberries can produce fruit from their second year of growth.

My plant arrived damaged/dead. Can I get a refund?

We have a strict 24-hour return policy for all live plant products.

We will take the utmost care preparing your plant for transit. However, if your plant arrives damaged or dead, please get in contact with us.

To be eligible for a refund or replacement you must send a photo to info@bushharvestco.com within 24 hours of receiving your plant(s) including a description of the damage. 

Why doesn’t my plant look exactly like the one in the pictures?

As a condition of purchase, you accept that the plant shown in the image is not the same plant you will receive. These are reference images and there may be variations in size, colour and shape. We do not accept returns or refunds for plants that are not identical to the one pictured.

Delivery

We endeavour to fulfil orders as quickly as possible. Orders are typically dispatched within 2 – 3 business days (excluding weekends and holidays). For live plant orders, we will avoid shipping just before weekends or holidays to avoid delays in transit.

There is a flat rate shipping fee of $30 for a single plant. Then, $20 per extra plant.

Due to biosecurity laws, we are unable to ship live plants to Western Australia, Tasmania, the Northern Territory or internationally.

We are unable to ship live Riberry (Syzygium luehmannii) plants to South Australia due to biosecurity restrictions.

If your delivery address is in one of these areas, you will not be able to complete your order.

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