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Syzygium australe Northern Select

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Syzygium australe Northern Select Lilly Pilly, Brush Cherry, Scrub Cherry, Creek Lilly Pilly,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Dense, Upright, Upright Narrow

Large compact evergreen native shrub with dense green and bronze foliage. White flowers appear in Spring followed by red berries. Great for hedging and screening. Grows approx. 5m tall x 2m wide.

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

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

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Bush Tucker, Coastal Garden, Edible Garden, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Hedging / Screening, Tropical Garden

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

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: White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Yes

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