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Syzygium oleosum

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Syzygium oleosum Blue Lilly Pilly,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Citrus & Fruit, Hedging / Screening, Trees Broad Domed, Rounded

Description:
Medium evergreen native tree with a broad domed habit and dense, shiny, dark-green foliage. White fluffy flowers appear in Spring and Summer followed by edible purple berries. Grows approx. 14m tall x 3m wide.

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

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

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Bush Tucker, Edible Garden, Formal Garden, Hedging / Screening, Topiary / Espalier, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot, 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
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: Tender
Wind: Medium / Moderate
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