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Gumbi Gumbi

Gumbi Gumbi

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The Gumbi Gumbi is a drought hardy tree has a weeping appearance with long and slender leaves. The fruit changes from green to yellow/orange when ripe splits open with red sticky seeds. Gumbi Gumbi has many traditional medicinal uses: An infusion of the seeds, fruit pulp, leaves or wood was ingested for the relief of pain and cramps. Decoction of the fruits was drunk and applied for eczema. Bush medicine, for colds, cramps, itching. Seeds ground for flour. Gumbi Gumbi is resistant to both drought and frost, and grows in a wide variety of soil types, from heavy clay to mostly sand. For best results in a home garden, choose a well-drained loamy soil or potting mix, located in full sun, and water well throughout the dry season.

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How To Grow Gumbi Gumbi

Climate
Subtropical, Warm temperate, cool temperate

Position
Full sun

Height
5-10m

Pollination
Self pollinating

Propagated
Seedling

Time to Fruit
2-3 years

Watering
Moderate watering with good drainage

Harvest
April, May, June

Frost/Cold Tolerant
Sensitive

Deciduous
Evergreen

Grow in a Pot
Yes

Quarantine Restrictions
WA, TAS, NT