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Common Name: Bush Christmas Lilly Pilly
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The Bush Christmas Lilly Pilly is a small, evergreen tree or tall shrub that grows to 2 metres. It's density of foliage and moderate height renders it as an effective windbreak or hedge. New growth is red-orange tones, maturing to a happy and bright green, whilst the foliage has a very pretty weeping habit.
White flowers appear during the summer months that are attractive to birdlife, followed by red berries. Low maintenance but great results is the key here, Bush Christmas requires very little work, if any. Quite content shaped into a hedge, planted in a pot or left to grow in your garden, this little guy is just happy with life! Then to top it off, syzygiums are hardy to most environments... what's not to love?
Frost & wind tolerant. Most well drained soils. Full sun.
This is a type of Australian "Bush Tucker". Syzygium australe varieties produce reddish coloured berries that can be eaten or cooked, and is typically made into jam or jelly.
We apologise, but this product cannot be sold into South Australia due to quarantine restrictions.
Ixora chinensis Prince of Orange
Acalypha wilkesiana Bronze Pink