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Bushtucker kit x 6 native bushtucker plants

Bushtucker kit x 6 native bushtucker plants

Regular price $50.00 AUD
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Do you want to start your journey with your very own bushfood garden? What better way then to try our essential for your bushfood starter kit. 

1. Coastal pigface - Carpobrotus. A coastal ground cover plant with an edible fruit and leaves. Easy to grow plant for the hardiest of conditions. A sweet and sour fruit enjoyed in the warmer months.
Uses: eat the fruit when it roped in summer. The leaves can be used and p applied to burns and bites. Additionally, they can be eaten by adding them to a salad.
2. Midyim Berry - A mouth watering berry which is described as small marshmallow balls.Uses: Native to the Sydney area and locally sourced for you to add to your favourite desert or sweet. Eat straight from the plant, add to a fruit salad or jam.This shrub is a low spreading plant and enjoys part sun and shade.
3. Saltbush -  this plant naturally draw saline from the soil and then found in the leaves. With up to 10% protein in the leaves this make this plant a superfood. Eat fresh in your foods as a salt substitute or dry them out and use in your salt grinder. Add pepper berry and you have the ultimate alternative.
4. Native Oregano - Prostanthera rotundifolia. There are too many varieties to mention but found all through out Australia they come with orgegano, rosemary and thyme undertones. Works great as hedging and potted. Uses: Who doesn’t love the taste of mint in a refreshing drink or the refreshing smell around the house. Use as a replacement for oregano in your cooking.
5. Native Basil - plectranthra. A coastal plant found along the East coat of Australia. It produces a beautiful purple flower that the native bees love but alos creates a great ecosystem for small insects and lizards.
Uses: as substitute for the non native version in cooking or in a salad.
6.Warigal green Tetragonia tetragonoides. Found all througout Australia in sand soil types this plant naturtally will self propogate and spread out along the ground creating great low coverage. It is a great substitute for spinach with a slightly salty taste.
Uses: pesto, spinach and ricotta, salads, chips, etc.

*when your plants are delivered or picked up we will place a number on the plant that corresponds with the list above for your reference of name etc. 
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