Zygophyllum billardierei

Zygophyllum billardierei, also known as Coast Twin leaf, is a unique Australian native shrub that can climb up to 2 metres and spread about the same. It has small, green, oval-shaped leaves and a woody stem with brownish bark. In the spring, the plant produces small, yellow flowers that are followed by fleshy, cucumber-like fruits. It is a hardy plant that can tolerate a range of soil types and is drought and frost-resistant. Zygophyllum billardierei is a great choice for landscaping as it adds a unique and interesting feature to gardens, and can also be used as a screen or hedge.



Height: Up to 2 metres (climbing).

Width: Up to 2 metres.

Aspect: Prefers full sun to partial shade and can tolerate a wide range of soil types, including sandy and rocky soils.

Flowers: Produces small, yellow flowers in spring and summer.

Uses: Zygophyllum billardierei is a popular choice for rock gardens, as it can tolerate harsh growing conditions. It can also be used as a ground cover or in containers. The plant is known for its medicinal properties and has been used by Indigenous Australians for various ailments.


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