Focus on Bush Tomato

  • Published: 12 Dec 2014

  • Author(s): RIRDC

  • ISBN: 978-1-74254-728-2

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This fact sheet is part of a 13-part native food series.

Native to central Australia, bush tomato is a globular fruit some 10–15 millimetres in size which turns from green to yellow as it ripens. It is usually sun dried on the bush before harvesting, when it takes on a reddish colour.

It’s also commonly known as desert raisin and kutjera.