A HAPPY MIDYIM
Good Organic Gardening|Good Organic Gardening #11.4
A HAPPY MIDYIM
SIMPLE TO GROW AND EASY TO SNACK ON, THESE NATIVE BERRIES ARE GREAT STRAIGHT FROM THE BUSH OR IN YOUR FAVOURITE DESSERT
Chloe Thomson

The midyim berry, also known as midgen berry or sandy berry, is my favourite bush-tucker berry. Its large white pearl-sized fruit is speckled with purple and it tastes a little bit like a blueberry, but with a bit more tang.

Midyim plants are endemic to the open forest and rainforest margins in northern New South Wales and southeast Queensland but they will grow and fruit as far south as Melbourne.

They are quickly becoming the musthave edible landscaping plant. I’ve seen landscapers successfully use them as you would a traditional English box hedge, to frame a garden space in edible goodness.

Their compact habit makes them ideal as an informal border and they can be clipped to shape after fruiting.

With small, narrow, soft green leaves and burgundy new growth, they are an attractive landscaping plant even when not in fruit.

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