Lemon Aspen (Acronychia acidula) – Bush Tucker
Acronychia acidula ‘Lemon Aspen’
Bears small edible fruits that taste like a cross between a lime and a grapefruit. Native to Far North Queensland. The small white flowers appear in summer and early autumn, followed by pale green to white berries in autumn and winter.
The fruit can be eaten raw, cooked with seafood and poultry, or made into syrup, jam, sauces, juices, dressings, puddings, cakes and biscuits.
Can reach a height of 5-8m by 4-6m wide but may stay slightly smaller in Perth. Full sun to part shade. Prefers a rich, moist but well-drained soil.