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Syzygium boonjee

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Syzygium boonjee Lilly Pilly, Satinash,

Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Trees Dense

Description:
Medium evergreen rainforest tree with dense green foliage and maroon fresh growth. Yellow flowers appear in Spring and are followed by small round pink fruit. Grows approx. 6m tall x 3m wide.

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

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Courtyard, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Hedging / Screening, Tropical Garden

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free, Psyllids

Cultural Notes: Will tolerate most soils in a full sun to part shade position. Enjoys moist, well drained soils. Mulch Well. Prune regularly to keep looking neat and bushy. Feed during the warmer months with a low phosphorus slow release fertiliser.

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

Family Name: Origin:
Myrtaceae Australia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Burgundy, Green
Flower Colour: Yellow
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Yes

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