Country of Origin: Queensland to NE. New South Wales
Habitat: Rainforests of ne Queensland and ne New South Wales
Description: Davidson's Plum is reasonably well know in cultivation, particularly among Australian plant enthusiasts. It is usually a small to medium sized tree which can reach 10 metres under ideal conditions. It has distinctive, hairy, foliage which is usually bright pink when new. The leaves are divided into leaflets (pinnate) and may be up to 800 mm long. The reddish-brown flowers occur in pendulous clusters in spring. These are followed by purple, edible fruits up to 50mm diameter which resemble small plums.
USDA Zone: 10b
This accession has been observed in bloom on:
Accession # 200100541
Source: Chuck Cody - WSU - Pullman
Provenance: Plant acquired from Chuck Cody, parent plant originated from Missouri Botanic Gardens (Acc# 772688)