Boobialla

 Myoporum

Myoporum

 
 

Common name

Native Juniper, Blueberry Tree, Boobyalla, water bush, native mangrove.

traditional use

Colonial botanist Joseph Maiden drew attention to the edible fruits, which are inclined to taste bitterly aromatic and salty sweet (Low, 1991).

part used

Berries.

seasonality

flavour profile

Bitterly aromatic and salty sweet.

uses

Great for jams, jellies and preserves.

Aromatic, juniper-like qualities makes Boobialla an exciting local botanical for essential oils and gin.