Syzygium australe ‘Oranges and Lemons’ – Lilly Pilly

A small dense shrub with mid-sized glossy green leaves with bright red new growth that is a distinguishing feature of this cultivar. White powder-puff flowers are followed by pinkish fruits. The fruit is edible, it can be eaten fresh, or used to make sauces, jams and jellies. Birds also love the fruit. A great feature, screen, hedge or topiary plant that is also good for pots.

Family : Myrtaceae
Cultivar Name: Oranges and Lemons
Plant Type : Large shrub
Width : 1
Flowering Time : Spring
Soil Type : Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix
Climate Zone : Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Dense foliage
Soil Moisture : Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Special Uses : Erosion control, Pollution tolerant, Fast growing, Playground friendly
Scientific Name: Syzygium australe
Common Name : Lilly Pilly
Height : 1.5
Flower Color : White
pH Level : Acid, Neutral
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Poolside, Container growing
Light : Sunny, Light shade, Half shade
Lifespan :
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Nectar eating birds, Seed eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects