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Syzygium australe Screen It

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Syzygium australe Screen It Lilly Pilly, Brush Cherry, Psyllid Resistant Lilly Pilly,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Dense, Shrub Like

Description:
Medium compact evergreen native shrub with dense shiny green foliage. Small fluffy white flowers appear during Spring. Great to use for a small hedge or grow in a container as a feature or topiary. Grows approx. 3m tall x 2m wide.

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

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

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Formal Garden, Hedging / Screening, Mass Planting, Topiary / Espalier, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

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

Family Name: Origin:
Myrtaceae Australia

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

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