Syzygium Bush Christmas - lilly pilly
Stunning orange-crimson new growth and glossy foliage on this compact, dense-growing variety. Fine small leaf, excellent for clipping, hedging, screening, topiary - take a look at our nursery efforts in the image gallery! - 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 dark 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 are tubestock 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.
We're not able to ship this product to South Australia, Tasmania, or Western Australia for biosecurity reasons.
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