Gorgeous compact upright syzygium with brilliant red new growth. Fast growing and conical in shape, perfect for container planting and low hedges. Attracts native birds when flowering. Every 'Little Tom' sold helps to raise funds for Shine for Thomas Foundation. 'Little Tom' lilly pilly was developed by a nursery owner in honour of his young son who lost his life to Rhabdomyolysis, a rare genetic disease. Your purchase will help the fight to find a cure.Work out how many plants you need for your hedge here
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DESCRIPTION: Upright growing syzygium with a conical growth habit and red new growth. Fast growing shrub with small flowers and bird attracting berries. USE IN: Privacy screening and formal hedging. Suited to container planting. PLANTING: Plant in a full sun to partly shaded position in the garden. Mulch and water regularly until the plant is established, usually around 12 weeks. Hardy shrub, tolerates light frost and dry conditions once established. CARE: Prune at least three times a year to encourage dense growth. It is well worth tip pruning these plants when young for maximum bushiness. Apply a native slow release fertiliser during spring. HEIGHT & WIDTH: Up to 3 m H x 1.5-2 m W. YOUR PLANTS: These 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 in height including the pot height of 80 mm x 42 mm wide.
We're not able to ship this product to South Australia, Tasmania, or Western Australia for biosecurity reasons.