Elaeocarpus grandis (Blue quandong) – Tube stock


A fast growing Australian rain forest evergreen tree bearing distinctive blue edible fruits.
The Blue Quandong has a large buttressed trunk with vertically flat visible roots which are as much a feature as the actual tree.

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Elaeocarpus angustifolius is an evergreen tree with a thin, open canopy that can grow up to 35 metres tall but is usually smaller.

A plant of the moist lowland tropics and subtropics, where it is found at elevations up to 500 metres.
It grows best in areas where annual daytime temperatures are within the range 18 – 28°c, but can tolerate 8 – 38°c

Common in secondary forest and persisting in mature regrowth

Prefers a position in full sun but tolerates some shade.

The tree produces white, fringed bell-shaped flowers prolifically throughout the year,
followed by an iridescent blue round fruit that contains a seed pod which resembles a wrinkly brain.

The bright green leaves slowly fade out to red before dropping.


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