Aniseed Myrtle

Sale price$42.00

Size: 140mm

Pickup available at 40 Myoora Rd, Terrey Hills NSW 2084

Usually ready in 2-4 days

Aniseed Myrtle

Aniseed Myrtle


40 Myoora Rd, Terrey Hills NSW 2084

Pickup available, usually ready in 2-4 days

40 Myoora Road
Terrey Hills NSW 2084

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The plant anise myrtle, also known as aniseed myrtle or true myrtle, is a small Australian rainforest tree with aromatic leaves. It is an evergreen plant that belongs to the myrtle family, with small clusters of creamy white flowers and leaves that have a strong, sweet aniseed aroma when crushed.

Cooking Use:

Anise myrtle is well-known for its culinary uses, where its leaves are often used as a flavorful herb in cooking. The leaves can be used to infuse teas, flavor desserts, and add aromatic depth to savory dishes. It is a popular ingredient in Australian cuisine and is known for adding a sweet, licorice-like flavor to various dishes.

Growing and Care Instructions:

When cultivating anise myrtle, it's important to choose a suitable location with good drainage. This plant thrives in a warm, humid climate and generally prefers moist, well-draining soil. It can be grown from seeds or cuttings and benefits from regular watering, particularly during drier periods. Anise myrtle is relatively low-maintenance, but it may benefit from occasional pruning to maintain a desired shape and size.


Anise myrtle typically grows to a height of around 6 to 12 meters in its natural habitat. When cultivated in gardens or containers, it can be pruned to maintain a more manageable size.

Overall, anise myrtle is a versatile and aromatic plant with both culinary and ornamental value, making it a delightful addition to any garden or culinary herb collection.