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Syzygium australe Elite

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Syzygium australe Elite Lilly Pilly, Brush Cherry, Scrub Cherry, Creek Lilly Pilly,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs, Trees Dense, Rounded

A medium sized native shrub with dense glossy green foliage and a weeping habit. New grow is an attractive bronze colour. Bears white fluffy flowers followed by purple edible fruit. Great for hedging and topiary. Grows to 5m tall.

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

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Well Drained

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

Pests & Diseases: Myrtlepest And Disease Rust, Psyllids, Scale, Sooty Mould

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser

Family Name: Origin:
Myrtaceae Australia

Foliage Colour: Green, Red
Flower Colour: White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer
Fruit: TBA

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