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Syzygium australe

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Wantirna
C11, D1, Indoor
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Wantirna
C11, D1, Indoor
Size: 25cm Standard
Available: 19
$/Unit (EX GST): $68.25 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $75.08 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Syzygium australe Lilly Pilly, Brush Cherry, Scrub Cherry, Creek Lilly Pilly,

Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs, Trees Dense, Rounded, Upright

Description:
A popular, fast growing, hardy native Lilly Pilly. Commonly used for screening or hedging and due to its compact fast growing habit is often used as a topiary and standards. White blossom flowers appear in Spring followed by purple berries that can be used in jellies or preserves.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
4-10m 1-2m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Bush Tucker, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Edible Garden, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Habitat, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Topiary / Espalier, Verge, Wind Break, Container / Pot, Shade Tree

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free, Myrtlepest And Disease Rust

Cultural Notes: Prune lightly after flowering to increase density. Has edible dark purple berries, but if you want to avoid these, prune prior to bud burst. Prefers well drained, moist soil but will tolerate most including some clay. Plant at 1m intervals to establish a hedge.

Plant Care
Keep moist during dry periods, Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Myrtaceae Australia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Brown, Green, Orange
Flower Colour: White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Moderate
Wind: High
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