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Emu Plum

Emu Plum is a large shrub with fine foliage that produces edible purple fruits.

Large Shrub Excellent Screening Plant Birds Flowers

Noongar Name: Koolah

Scientific Name: Podocarpus drouynianus

Performance: Will thrive with some care

Size: Large shrub with a maximum height 3m

Flower: Blue

Flowering Time: Djilba – Birak (Aug – Dec)

Natural Distribution: Grows in the Southwest of WA

Growing at a Glance

See Growing Guide for more detail

Position: Adaptable to sunny and light-shade positions

Watering: A waterwise, drought-hardy plant.

Feeding: Fertiliser not required.

Pruning: Generally not needed.

Invited Guests

This provides habitat for Invertebrates, Birds, Reptiles, Frogs, and Mammals


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