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Syzygium australe Cinnamon Twist

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Syzygium australe Cinnamon Twist Lilly Pilly, Brush Cherry, Scrub Cherry, Creek Lilly Pilly,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Dense, Shrub Like

A compact growing Syzygium with glossy mature foliage, this foliage becomes the backdrop to fantastic cinnamon coloured new growth, boasting a stylish contrast. Fluffy, creamy white flowers appear during summer This hardy plant is ideal for hedging and screening. Grow approx 3m tall x 1.5m wide.

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

Position: Soil Type:
Any Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Habitat, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Shady Garden, Topiary / Espalier, Tropical Garden, Wind Break, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Psyllids, Rust, Thrips

Cultural Notes:

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

Family Name: Origin:
Myrtaceae Australia

Foliage Colour: Brown, Green
Flower Colour: Cream, White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Summer
Fruit: Yes

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