4 pages
Code: 14-111
Published: 12 Dec 2014
Author(s): RIRDC
ISBN: 978-1-74254-728-2

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.