Syzygium paniculatum ‘Lillyput’ – Lilly Pilly

A small to medium shrub with medium sized glossy dark green foliage and pink to red new growth that is a distinguishing feature of this cultivar. Medium sized white flowers are followed by magenta fruits. A great feature, screen, hedge or topiary plant that is also good for pots.  The fruit is edible and can be made into jams. This variety is prone to psyllid damage.

Scientific Name:Syzygium paniculatum
Family:Myrtaceae
Common Name:Lilly Pilly
Other Common Names:Magenta cherry
Plant Type:Large shrub
Height:1.5 ~ 2 metres
Width:1.5 ~ 2 metres
Flower Colour:White
Flowering Time:Summer
Ph Level:Neutral
Soil Type:Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Poolside, Container growing
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, 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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