Syzygium luehmannii ‘Little Lucy’ – Lilly Pilly

A small to medium shrub with narrow, medium sized glossy foliage and dark red new growth that is a distinguishing feature of this cultivar. Small white flowers are followed by pinkish fruits. A great feature, screen, hedge or topiary plant that is also good for pots. The fruit is edible and is a gourmet bush food, can be eaten straight off the tree and also made into jams. Little Lucy is resistant to the psyllid pest, and has a non-aggressive root system. Suits sun to light shade.

Scientific Name:Syzygium luehmannii
Family:Myrtaceae
Common Name:Lilly Pilly
Other Common Names:Cherry satinash
Plant Type:Large shrub
Height:2 ~ 4 metres
Width:1 ~ 2 metre
Flower Colour:White
Flowering Time:Spring
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Poolside, Container growing
Climate Zone:Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Cool
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Dense foliage, Spreading
Lifespan:Perennial
Soil Moisture:Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Hedge, Topiary, Screen, Windbreak, Attractive foliage
Special Uses:Street tree, Decorative fruit, Erosion control, Pollution tolerant, 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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