Boobialla (Myoporum insulare) – Bush Tucker
Myoporum insulare Prostrate “Boobialla”
Boobialla (also called Native Juniper or Coastal Boobialla) is a native, salt-tolerant, fruiting shrub. Towards the end of summer, smooth round, purple fruits are produced. These can be astringent when eaten fresh, so are great for jams and jellies. It’s aromatic, juniper-like qualities make it an exciting local botanical for essential oils and gin.
Salt and drought tolerant and native fauna attracting. Does best in a well draining sandy soil in full sun.