My Randia formosa (Blackberry jam fruit) are flowering for the first time, in five gallon buckets. The flowers are very fragrant.
Cheers for the share. I have never seen or heard of these before and it will be most interesting to see the fruit when they set🙂
I should have a photo somewhere, I’ll look for it and post it if I find it. This is a great looking small tree. Extremely scented flowers, which smell like something between jasmine / citrus flowers. The fruit is small but with an interesting “blackberry jam” flavor, but nothing spectacular.
The “nothing spectacular” is the best bit. If it is somewhat nondescript but has a degree of flavour it is useful as a carrier of other flavours and it might stand up to scrutiny by the natives. We have a lovely Arbutus that has managed to attain a good degree of height simply because its fruit is somewhat boring. Same goes for all of the edible cornus on the property. They are only alive because the possums predate the small orchard in preference. I wonder if the vendor that swaps my son would take my eldest daughter as well for the seed?😉
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