Brush cherry is a declared noxious plant on Lord Howe Island in order to protect the island's unique World Heritage Listed ecosystem. Brush cherry is a native plant of mainland NSW.
Brush cherry is a rainforest species that can form a tree, generally 3-8 m high and shrubby in form. The bark is flaky, leaves are dark green and smooth. Flowers are creamy white and the fruit is 15-25 mm berry-like and magenta in colour, or occasionally white, pink or purple.
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Regionally Controlled Weed
The plant must be fully and continuously suppressed and destroyed and the plant must not be sold, propagated or knowingly distributed