How to grow Syzygium Lilly Pilly

Syzygium which has the common name Lilly Pilly is part of the Myrtaceae family.

If you have ever wondered how to grow Syzygium Lilly Pilly then look no further. Lilly Pilly are relatively straightforward to grow, but there are a few tricks to growing Syzygium lilly pilly in Australia. Get these right and you will be laughing.

How big can Syzygium Lilly Pilly grow?

Syzygium Lilly Pilly can grow to a height between 2 ~ 3 metres and grow to a width of 1 ~ 2 metre. Make sure that you have the right amount of space for your Lilly Pilly in your chosen planting location.

What colour flowers do Syzygium Lilly Pilly have?

Syzygium Lilly Pilly have wonderful flowers which can be pink. Lilly Pilly will flower during summer.

Where should you plant Syzygium Lilly Pilly?

Lilly Pilly thrive in a sunny, light shade, half shade location and are perfect for planting in a low maintenance garden, courtyard, poolside, container growing, drought resistant. They thrive in the following climate zones warm temperate, cool temperate, mediterranean, cool.

Lilly Pilly can be planted in a variety of soil types such as sandy, 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 Lilly Pilly perennial?

Yes, Syzygium 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 Lilly Pilly frost tolerant?

Yes, Syzygium tolerates light frost.

How to propagate Syzygium Lilly Pilly

The best way to propagate Syzygium is by seed or cuttings.

What are Syzygium Lilly Pilly used for?

Syzygium Lilly Pilly can be used as a hedge, topiary, feature plant, screen, windbreak, attractive foliage. Other special uses for Syzygium Lilly Pilly include being used street tree, decorative fruit, erosion control, pollution tolerant, fast growing, 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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