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Syzygium francisii

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Syzygium francisii Giant Water Gum, Rose Satinash, Francis Water Gum,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Trees Dense, Spreading

Description:
Large fast-growing evergreen rainforest tree with wavy green foliage and reddish-pink fresh growth. Masses of white fluffy flowers appear in Spring and are followed by small round light-purple berries. Attractive light-brown papery bark. Grows approx. 8-15m tall x 6-10m wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
10-25m 4-10m

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

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Foliage Feature / Colour, Hedging / Screening, Mass Planting, Tropical Garden, Shade Tree

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, Pink, Red
Flower Colour: 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
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