A compact psyllid free variety of lilly pilly that grows from 1 to 5 metres tall and around 3 metres in width. A good hedge and topiary plant, and if pruned to form a trunk it makes a good street tree. It has mid green foliage with new growth of red and bronze colouring. It has fluffy cream flowers in spring and summer followed by purple berries which are edible and attractive to birds. Only takes light frosts. Grows in sun to part shade.
|Scientific Name:||Syzygium australe|
|Common Name:||Lilly Pilly|
|Plant Type:||Small tree, Large shrub|
|Height:||1 ~ 5 metre|
|Width:||2 ~ 3 metres|
|Flowering Time:||Spring, Summer|
|Ph Level:||Acid, Neutral, Alkaline|
|Soil Type:||Sandy, Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix|
|Plant Environment:||Low maintenance garden, Container growing, Coastal garden|
|Climate Zone:||Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Mediterranean|
|Light:||Sunny, Light shade, Half shade|
|Growth Habit:||Evergreen, Dense foliage|
|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, Street tree, Decorative fruit, Erosion control, Bird nesting plant, Pollution tolerant, Fast growing, Playground friendly|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Bees, Nectar eating birds, Seed eating birds, Butterflies|
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