Syzygium australe ‘Baby Boomer’ – Lilly Pilly

A small dense shrub with mid-sized glossy green leaves with bronze new growth, growing to around 1.5 metres tall and wide. A great feature, screen, hedging or topiary plant that is also good for pots.
Good in sun to part shade in most soil types. Mulching is beneficial to keep down weed growth and hold in soil moisture. Feed during the warm months with a good all purpose or native fertiliser.

Family : Myrtaceae
Cultivar Name: Baby Boomer
Plant Type : Small shrub
Width : 1.5
Flowering Time : Spring
Soil Type : Sandy, Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix, Poor soil
Climate Zone : Tropical, Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Dense foliage, Mound-shaped
Soil Moisture : Dry, Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Special Uses : Bonsai, Decorative fruit, Erosion control, Pipe and drain friendly, Pollution tolerant, Playground friendly
Scientific Name: Syzygium australe
Common Name : Lilly Pilly
Height : 2
Flower Color : White
pH Level : Acid, Neutral
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Poolside, Container growing
Light : Sunny, Light shade
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Nectar eating birds, Seed eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects