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Common name. Bay Leaf Tree
Botanical name. Laurus noblis
Description. The Bay Leaf Tree has aromatic green leaves for flavor in cooking. This tree requires full sun with moist well drained soil. Can be clipped to shape. Grows to 10m - 15m high.
Common name. Beach Cherry
Botanical name. Eugenia reinwardtiana
Description. The Beach Cherry has a small, red, sweet fruit. Prefers assured moisture but will tolerate short dry bursts. Shrub can be pruned to make hedging. Grows to 2m - 6m high.
Common name. Blackberry Jam Tree
Botanical name. Randia formosa
Description.The Blackberry Jam Tree grows rare tropical to sub-tropical fruit that tastes like blackberry jam. Requires acidic soil in a well drained potting mix and tolerates shade with filtered light . Keep out of direct sunlight only filtered light at early stage. Grows to 1m - 3m high.
Common name. Blueberry
Botanical name. Vaccinium sp
Description.The Blueberry has clusters of blue edible berry fruit. This tree requires full sun and a soil with a PH from 4.5 to 5.5 . Provide organic matter and moisture, for the self pollinating plant. Grows to
Common name. Blue Tongue
Botanical name. Melastoma affine
Description.The Blue Tongue has purple-black fruit that stains tongues blue, hence the name. Is a fast growing and adaptable shrub Grows to 2m high.
Common name. Brazilian Cherry
Botanical name. Engenia uniflora
Description.The Brazilian Cherry has a ribbed, maroon fruit. This tree requires light shade when young and full sun when matured will not survive wet feet or heavy soils . Use in jam, sauce, jelly or eat off the tree, good with refrigeration. Grows to 3m high.
Common name. Bunya Nut
Botanical name. Araucaria bidwillii
Description. The Bunya Nut has a sharp, heavy, fragmented fruit. This tree requires full sun with moist well drained soil. Bunya Nuts will fall from this tree and may be fatal on collision. Grows to 30m - 45m high.
Common name. Burdekin Plum
Botanical name. Pleiogynium timorense
Description. The Burdekin Plum has a purple fleshed, plum-like fruit. This tree requires full sun, needs good quality soil and kept well watered. Keep bugs and pests away from this plant. Grows to 8m - 20m high.
Common name. Brazilian Custard Apple
Botanical name. Rollinia deliciosa
Description. The Brazilian Custard Apple has a creamy lemon tasting fruit. This tree needs still soil as any movement could disrupt the roots growth. To harvest fruit, when yellow colour appears cut at stem. Grows to 4m - 15m high.