Raspberry Jam Wattle (Acacia acuminata) – Bush Tucker
Acacia acuminata ‘Raspberry Jam Wattle’
A waterwise small tree to 6m, native to the south-west of WA. Flowering occurs from late winter to spring. Seeds can be collected and ground into flour; traditionally this would be mixed with water and cooked as a small cake in the coals of a fire. The gum is also edible and can be mixed with water to make a tea.
Acacia acuminata is a host plant for quandong and sandalwood.