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By Susan Burk

Lilly Pilly Syzygium Australe

TREE FRIEND DATA SHEET  for Susan Burk Average expected life of tree, in years, from sprout to death (approx numbers) Lilly Pilly is a common name for a Syzygium. The Syzygium Australe, also known as a Brush Cherry or Scrub Cherry.  The average life span is approximately 20 years plus depending on conditions. Years until […]

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By Chrissy-Tiina Laurikainen

WILD-FORAGED LILLY PILLY MEADE

This recipe was modified from Stephen Harrod Buhner’s “Sacred & Herbal Healing Beers” (Pub: 1998 by Brewer’s Publications, Colorado.)   Collection: I came across these Lilly Pilly Trees (Syzygium smithii) by chance, so classify them as wild foraged.  I collected from multiple trees around December (Summer’s peak) when masses of berries were ripe.  I found […]

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By Chrissy-Tiina Laurikainen

WILD-FORAGED LILLY PILLY MEADE

This recipe was modified from Stephen Harrod Buhner’s “Sacred & Herbal Healing Beers” (Pub: 1998 by Brewer’s Publications, Colorado.)   Collection:   We are earthlings too.  Thus, when a plant uses humans as a transport vector – it may be considered ‘wild’.  In this sense, when we choose Lilly Pilly Trees (Syzygium smithii) which are […]

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