3 edible native plants perfect for your garden!

Australia is a country blessed with a wide range of native greenery, a lot of which is not only edible, but also delicious. Here are 3 that the team at Wagga Nursery would fit right into any garden with ease.

River Mint (Mentha australis)

Found across south eastern Australia in moist forests and around waterways

- Drought tolerant once established

- Can be grown in sun or shade, but needs regular watering to be at its best

- Fresh leaves are delicious in tea, salads and fruit salads

Appleberry (Billardiera scandens)

Occurs in forests in the coastal and tableland areas of all states and territories in Australia

- Hardy plant, drought tolerant once established

- Grows in full sun to part shade

- The fruit appear through Summer and ripen from purple to yellow

- The fruit is said to taste like spiced apple

Ruby saltbush (Enchylaena tomentosa)

Common native plant, occurring through most of southern and central Australia

- Hardy and drought tolerant once established

- The fruit is succulent and change from green to yellow prior to ripening

- Berries can be red or orange when ripe

- Use the salty-sweet fruit in salads or fruit salads or as a garden snack

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