Stunning orange-crimson new growth and glossy foliage on this compact, dense-growing variety. Fine small leaf, excellent for clipping, hedging, screening, topiary, and in pots. Can hard prune to only 1m tall. White flowers in Spring, followed by red fruits in summer which the birds love. It's an all-round winner.
Syzygium australe 'Bush Christmas' DESCRIPTION: Compact syzygium variety with glossy foliage and stunning red new growth. Small white flowers during spring before red fruit appear. Dense growth habit. USE IN: Great screening and hedging plant. Suited to topiary and container growing. Beautiful bird attracting native shrub. Tolerates drought and frost. LOCATION: Plant in well drained soil in a full sun to partly shaded position in the garden. CARE: Mulch and water regularly until the plant is established, usually around 12 weeks. Prune after flowering to promote new growth or as required for hedging and topiary plants. Fertilise with a native slow release fertiliser in spring.HEIGHT & WIDTH: 1 - 2 m H x 1 - 2 m W. YOUR PLANTS: These plants are tube-stock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The average size of your plants will be 15 -25 cm including the pot height of 80mm high and 42 mm wide.