Davidson plum - produces pleasantly sour red-fleshed fruits that are high in antioxidants and vitamins. A slender tree native to the rainforest regions of subtropical NSW. Widely cultivated by domestic and commercial gardeners it is considered endangered in the wild.
Uses: It produce large and purple, fruit resembling European plums in appearance. Prolific between November to February, with individual trees capable of producing many kilos of plums. Works well in both sweet and savoury product, such as jams, jellies, cordials, wines and meat sauces.
A firm shake of the trunk will detach ripe fruit from the tree.
Care instructions: it needs protection from full sun, frost and wind when young, but is suitable in full sun and part shade at maturity.