Beach Fig / Karkalla (Leaves Only)

Sale price$14.00

Size: 500g

Pickup available at 40 Myoora Rd, Terrey Hills NSW 2084

Usually ready in 2-4 days

Beach Fig / Karkalla (Leaves Only)

Beach Fig / Karkalla (Leaves Only)


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 Beach Fig, also known as Karkalla, pigface, sea fig, and beach banana, is a succulent groundcover plant native to coastal regions of southern Australia. It has thick, fleshy leaves that are 3.5-10 cm long and 1 cm wide. The leaves can be green, purple, or variegated. The flowers are large and daisy-like, and come in shades of pink, purple, and yellow. The fruit is a globular berry that is about 2.5 cm in diameter and turns red when ripe.


- Culinary: The leaves and fruits of the Beach Fig are edible and have a salty, slightly sour flavor. The leaves can be eaten raw, pickled, or cooked. They are a good source of vitamins and minerals, including vitamin C, iron, and calcium. The fruits can be eaten fresh or used to make jams, jellies, and chutneys.

- Ornamental: The Beach Fig is a popular ornamental plant because of its attractive flowers and foliage. It is a low-maintenance plant that is drought-tolerant and salt-tolerant. It can be used as a groundcover, in rock gardens, or in containers.

Cooking uses:

- The leaves can be eaten raw in salads, sandwiches, or as a garnish.

- They can also be pickled or cooked in stir-fries, soups, and stews.

- The fruits can be eaten fresh or used to make jams, jellies, and chutneys.

Growing and caring instructions:

- The Beach Fig is a sun-loving plant that needs well-drained soil.

- It is drought-tolerant and salt-tolerant, but it will appreciate occasional watering during hot, dry weather.

- The plant can be propagated by cuttings or seeds.

- When planting, space the plants about 30 cm apart.


The Beach Fig grows to be about 10-30 cm tall and can spread to 1-2 meters wide.


*Selling fresh only in lots of 500g

Available only for pick up form the nursery.