Syzygium australe ‘Opal Maze’ – Lilly Pilly

Syzygium ‘Opal Maze’ is a smaller growing lilly pilly, with finer leaves and a dense habit. It grows to around 3 metres tall and 1-2 metres wide. The foliage is bright green, with orange-red new leaves. A great plant for topiary and hedging, being naturally dense. It responds well to pruning, and can be clipped to a smaller size and shape. It has white puffball flowers in spring, and attracts birds.
Grow in sun or part shade, keep soil moist for best growth.

Scientific Name:Syzygium australe
Family:Myrtaceae
Common Name:Lilly Pilly
Plant Type:Large shrub
Height:2 ~ 3 metres
Width:1 ~ 2 metre
Flower Colour:White
Flowering Time:Spring
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Container growing, Coastal garden
Climate Zone:Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Dense foliage
Lifespan:Perennial
Soil Moisture:Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Hedge, Topiary, Feature plant, Screen, Windbreak, Attractive foliage
Special Uses:Bonsai, Decorative fruit, Erosion control, Fast growing, Playground friendly
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Nectar eating birds, Seed eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects

Neutrog Bush Tucker & medal

Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertilizer for this plant.

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