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Syzygium paniculatum

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Syzygium paniculatum Magenta Lilly Pilly, Magenta Brush Cherry,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Citrus & Fruit, Trees Conical, Dense

Medium fast-growing evergreen native tree with dense, shiny, dark-green foliage and red new growth. White fluffy flowers appear in Summer followed by edible pink berries. Berries can be used for making jams and sauces. Also available in a topiary standard. Grows approx. 8-15m tall x 4-8m 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, Habitat, Tropical Garden

Pests & Diseases: Myrtlepest And Disease Rust, Psyllids, Scale, 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: White
Flower Colour: White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Summer
Fruit: Yes

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