Syzygium australe ‘Tiny Trev’ – Lilly Pilly

A very dwarf, dense shrub with glossy green leaves, orange-red new growth and few flowers. A great native alternative to the box plant. Also great for topiary and bonsai work and for edging and hedging, as it has small leaves, a naturally tight growth habit and responds well to pruning . Grow in sun to part shade. Adaptable to most soils. Feed through the warm months with a good all purpose fertiliser. Rarely affected by psyllids.

Family : Myrtaceae
Cultivar Name: Tiny Trev
Plant Type : Large shrub
Width : 0.7
Flowering Time : Spring
Soil Type : Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix, Poor soil
Climate Zone : Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Dense foliage
Soil Moisture : Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Special Uses : Bonsai, Erosion control, Pipe and drain friendly, Pollution tolerant, Playground friendly
Scientific Name: Syzygium australe
Common Name : Lilly Pilly
Height : 1.2
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, Butterflies