Syzygium paniculatum ‘Beachball’ – Lilly Pilly

A small shrub with medium sized glossy dark green foliage and pink new growth. Medium sized white flowers are followed by magenta fruits. A great feature, screen, hedge or topiary plant that is also good for pots.  The fruit is edible and can be made into jams.

Family : Myrtaceae
Cultivar Name: Beachball
Plant Type : Small shrub
Width : 1.5
Flowering Time : Summer
Soil Type : 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, Decorative fruit, Pollution tolerant, Fast growing, Playground friendly
Scientific Name: Syzygium paniculatum
Common Name : Lilly Pilly
Height : 1.5
Flower Color : White
pH Level : Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
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