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Syzygium boonjee

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Syzygium boonjee Lilly Pilly, Satinash,

Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Trees Dense

Medium evergreen rainforest tree with dense green foliage and maroon fresh growth. Yellow flowers appear in Spring and are followed by small round pink fruit. Grows approx. 6m tall x 3m wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
4-10m 2-4m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Courtyard, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Hedging / Screening, Tropical Garden

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free, Psyllids

Cultural Notes: Will tolerate most soils in a full sun to part shade position. Enjoys moist, well drained soils. Mulch Well. Prune regularly to keep looking neat and bushy. Feed during the warmer months with a low phosphorus slow release fertiliser.

Plant Care
Keep moist during dry periods, Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Myrtaceae Australia

Foliage Colour: Burgundy, Green
Flower Colour: Yellow
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Low
Frost: Tender
Wind: Medium / Moderate