Syzygium luehmannii ‘Lulu’ – Lilly Pilly

A large shrub with narrow, medium sized glossy foliage and hot pink new growth. Small white flowers are followed by reddish 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. Does well in sun to part shade. Feed regularly with a good native fertiliser. Pruning encourages a more dense habit.

Scientific Name:Syzygium luehmannii
Family:Myrtaceae
Common Name:Lilly Pilly
Other Common Names:Cherry satinash
Plant Type:Small tree, Large shrub
Height:2 ~ 4 metres
Width:1 ~ 2 metre
Flower Colour:White
Flowering Time:Spring
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix, Poor soil
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Container growing
Climate Zone:Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
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, Feature plant, Screen, Windbreak, Attractive foliage
Special Uses:Street tree, Decorative fruit, Erosion control, Pollution tolerant, 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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