Ornamental slender native tree with striking bright pink and purple new growth, suited to planting for shade, hedging, and topiary. Birds are attracted to the flowers and bright pink-red fruit which are borne in abundance.
Syzygium luehmannii - riberry DESCRIPTION: Fast growing feature tree featuring lush evergreen foliage on gently weeping branches. Displays bird attracting white flowers through spring followed by bright pink-red edible berries. USE IN: Native gardens as a screening and formal hedging plant, may also be used for topiary. Attracts native fauna. 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 and flushes of new foliage. We encourage tip pruning these plants when young for maximum bushiness. Apply a native slow release fertiliser during spring. HEIGHT & WIDTH: Up to 10-15 m H x 5-8 m W. YOUR PLANTS: These plants are tube-stock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80mm high and 42 mm wide
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