Elaeocarpus reticulatus - Blueberry Ash
Family: Elaeocarpaceae

Beautiful flowering tree 8-10m.
Attractive red older leaves.
White or pink fringed flowers.
Blue/black fruits and a favourite of currawongs and bowerbirds.
Lives on the margins of subtropical, warm-temperate and littoral rainforest.
The usual habit is slender with a sparse crown of narrow leaves but some are broad-leaved and dense and with pink flowers.

Seed is very slow to germinate and is best left in dryish compost for 2 years or more.

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