Researchers at the University of Queensland in Gatton are edging closer to cultivating the first commercial crops of the red bayberry outside of Asia. The fruit has been grown for centuries in China and is sought after because of its sweet flavor and health benefits due to high levels of antioxidants…Full Article: ABC Feb 2014
- Trial plantings first began in 2011/2012 along the eastern coast of Australia (e.g. Queensland). Typically, a single red bayberry tree can produce up to 30 kg of fruit per year.