Another lilly pilly that will grow to be a small tree is Syzygium paniculatum, however it can also be pruned to stay as a smaller shrub. It will reach a height of around 5m. Non invasive root system and a good screening plant.
Also knownas the Magenta Lilly Pilly, this is a species with a reasonably fast growth rate.
A dwarf form of yzygium paniculatum is also available, reaching around 1.5 m in height, however easily pruned to a smaller size if required. One of the dwarf forms is S. paniculatum ‘Lilyput’ well suited to a low hedge and perhaps as a low windbreak.
As a low to medium hedge, as a street tree, as a screening tree for backyard privacy.
Flowering from spring to summer this a species that grows best in warmer climates, it will require some extra moisture during long dry summers.
Low maintenance and will grow in full sun to part shade. Watch for Psyllids with this species.
SYZYGIUM SPECIES and COMMON NAMES
- Syzygium australe Brush Cherry
- Syzygium australe Select ‘Brush cherry Select
- Syzygium australe aussie compact
- Syzygium australe southern
- Syzygium australe hinterland gold
- Syzygium australeaussie southern
- Syzygium australe bush christmas
- Syzygium australe boomer
- Syzygium australe elegance
- Syzygium australe elite
- Syzygium australe pinnacle
- Syzygium australe resilience
- Syzygium francisii Giant Water Gum
- Syzygium hemilamprum Broad-leaved Lilly Pilly
- Syzygium hodgkinsoniae Red Lilly Pilly
- Syzygium ingens Red Apple
- Syzygium moorei Durobby or Coolamon
- Syzygium oleosum ?Blue Lilly Pilly
- Syzygium paniculatum Magenta cherry
- Syzygium smithii Common Lilly Pilly
- Syzygium smithii var. minor Small-leaved Lilly Pilly
- Syzygium wilsonii Powder Puff Lilly Pilly
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