Syzygium australe which has the common name Lilly Pilly is part of the Myrtaceae family.
If you have ever wondered how to grow Syzygium Australe Lilly Pilly then look no further. Lilly Pilly are relatively straightforward to grow, but there are a few tricks to growing Syzygium australe in Australia. Get these right and you will be laughing.
How big can Syzygium Australe Lilly Pilly grow?
Syzygium Australe Lilly Pilly can grow to a height between 4 ~ 5 metres and grow to a width of 2 ~ 3 metres. Make sure that you have the right amount of space for your Lilly Pilly in your chosen planting location.
What colour flowers do Syzygium Australe Lilly Pilly have?
Syzygium Australe Lilly Pilly have wonderful flowers which can be cream. Lilly Pilly will flower during spring.
Where should you plant Syzygium Australe Lilly Pilly?
Lilly Pilly thrive in a sunny, light shade location and are perfect for planting in a low maintenance garden, container growing, coastal garden. They thrive in the following climate zones sub-tropical, warm temperate, cool temperate, mediterranean.
Lilly Pilly can be planted in a variety of soil types such as sandy, clay, loamy, sandy loam, clay loam, potting mix. They can handle a variety of Ph level including acid, neutral, alkaline. Lilly Pilly likes it’s soil soil moisture levels to be well-drained, moist moderate drainage.”
Are Syzygium Australe Lilly Pilly perennial?
Yes, Syzygium Australe Lilly Pilly are perennial. A perennial plant is a plant that lives more than two years. The term is often used to differentiate a plant from shorter-lived annuals and biennials.
Are Syzygium australe frost tolerant?
Yes, Syzygium australe tolerates light frost.
How to propagate Syzygium australe
The best way to propagate Syzygium australe is by seed or cuttings.
What are Syzygium Australe Lilly Pilly used for?
Syzygium Australe Lilly Pilly can be used as a hedge, topiary, feature plant, screen, windbreak, attractive foliage. Other special uses for Syzygium Australe Lilly Pilly include being used edible, bonsai, decorative fruit, erosion control, pollution tolerant, playground friendly. Lilly Pilly are great at attracting wildlife such as bees, nectar eating birds, seed eating birds, butterflies, other insects.
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