Saturday, 27 August 2011
Apple Berry - A fruiting Vines found in woodland and forests of Victoria. Fruit requires 2 to 3 days of ripening off the stem, soft flesh tastes like dried pear.
Billardiara scandens - Sweet Apple Berry - On the Vine
Billardiara scandens - Sweet Apple Berry - In the bowl
Billardiara sp. - Purple Apple Berry (Victoria)
Billardiara sp. - Purple Apple Berry (Tasmania)
Murnong - Once growing abundantly throughout Victoria, now only found in rare small pockets across the state. Close observation over many year has shared insight into the perfect requirements to grow this very valuable plant. Traditionally used by indigenous people as a staple ingredient.
Wild Murnong - Growing near Bells Beach
Cultivated Murnong - A Superb specimon - First Year
Murnong - Seed head
Murnong - Root Stock (Edible)
Murnong - Root Stock - First Year
Murnong - Crop
Murnong - Roots Improved Conditions