An excellent evergreen native plant for a hedge syzygium cascade is a low maintenance plant, dense foliage and compact in growing habit.
Flowering in spring to summer with pink to crimson fluffy flowers, followed by the classic pink fruit, this cultivar will reach a height of around 3m.
This lovely Lillypilly has its origins as a hybrid between Syzygium luehmannii and Syzygium wilsonii ssp.wilsonii.A weeping habit with new foliage emerging a nice pink tiring to a mid green.
Care and growing conditions
Like many Syzygium cultivars, Syzygium cascade can easily be pruned to maintain shape, in fact pruning is advisable from an early age if you wish to create a denser screen. Pruning time is best just after the flowers and fruit have finnished
Best grown in full sun to part shade, for a hedge plant at a distance of 1m apart or closer. A well drained humus rich soil is best. Root system is regarded as non-invasive.
Can also be grown in pots or containers. Fertilize with a low phosphate native plant fertiliser in spring. As with most Lillypilly cultivars, Syzygium cascade will have a denser growth habit in full sun than in shade.
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