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Common Name: Alpine Ballart
Exocarpos nanus is a Evergreen Shrub
It has edible uses.
Australia - New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania.
Alpine and sub-alpine tracts, occasionally above the tree line.
We have very little information on this species and do not know if it will be hardy in this country. It is likely to require a light well-drained soil and a sunny sheltered position. It is a root parasite and will need to grow with its host, though we do not know which species it parasitizes.
Fruit. Not particularly tasty[
Seed - we have no information on this species but would recommend sowing it in spring in a warm greenhouse in a pot that contains a suitable host.