Syzygium paniculatum ‘Little Lil’ – Lilly Pilly

A small shrub with medium sized glossy dark green foliage and bronze to yellow or pink 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.

Scientific Name:Syzygium paniculatum
Family:Myrtaceae
Common Name:Lilly Pilly
Other Common Names:Magenta cherry
Plant Type:Small shrub
Height:1 ~ 1.5 metre
Width:1 ~ 1.5 metre
Flower Colour:White
Flowering Time:Summer
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral
Soil Type:Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix, Poor soil
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, 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, Border plant
Special Uses:Bonsai, 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.