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Black Apple Fruit Plants (Pouteria Australis)

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Plant Type

Black Diamond Apple (Pouteria Australis):

Botanical Name: Pouteria Australis

Common Name: Black Diamond Apple

General Information:

Native to Queensland and New South Wales, Australia

Evergreen tree with a dense crown, reaching up to 30 meters tall

Harvested for food and a source of high-quality commercial timber

Wood is hard and used for high-quality cabinet making

Fruit is purplish or black, obovoid or globose, 20-60mm long, containing 2-5 seeds

Edible flesh is rich orange and red with a sweet and slightly aromatic flavor, reminiscent of watermelon and apple

Health Benefits: Delays aging signs by fighting the effects of free radicals associated with premature aging, wrinkles, dark spots, and fine lines. Aids healthy digestive function as the fruit contains pectin, a fibrous component promoting bowel regularity by supporting good bacteria in the gut.

Cultivation Details:

Bloom Time/Fruiting: 3-4 Years

Maintenance Required: Moderate


Planting and Care

Black Apples thrive in full sun, so make sure at least 6 hours of direct sunlight each day. Water regularly each week when the soil gets dry 2-3 inches down. Make sure to water more often if the tree is potted or there is a period of drought.

Special Feature

The apple is full of vitamins A, B, and C, which makes it a fruit that strengthens the immune system, helps to reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases and some cancers.


This fruit is mostly used fresh. It can be used in pies, cobblers or just as a fresh fruit cut up in the side. The fruit can also be dried and later used for juice, vinegar and cider. They are also canned as Apple butter which can last for months.