Focus on Lemon Myrtle

  • Published: 12 Dec 2014

  • Author(s): RIRDC

  • ISBN: 978-1-74254-734-3

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

Lemon myrtle is one of the most cultivated and commercially mature species in the native food industry and shows wonderful potential as a specialist food ingredient, functional food and cosmetic ingredient.

It is a medium-sized native tree originating from coastal rainforest areas in Queensland, 50-800 metres above sea level.