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Tree Syzygium australe 'Backyard Bliss' Backyard Bliss Lilly Pilly

 

 

 

 
Description This is a relatively fast-growing Lilly Pilly, growing approximately 3-4 metres tall depending on soil conditions. It is a good option for a hedge or dense screen around a courtyard or pool. It can also be planted as a container specimen for topiary. Foliage is mid-green to dark-green, whilst new foliage has a beautiful bronze tinge. In summer, cream-white blossom will appear, followed in autumn with fleshy pink berries.    
Foliage
Evergreen
   
Form
Oval
   
Mature Size 3-5 x 1-2m    
Uses For hedging and screening or as a topiary specimen. The berries can be used for jams, and infusing gin etc, but are recommended to be eaten raw.    
Position & Soil Likes full or part sun. Can cope in a range of soils however well-drained soil is preferable.    
Features    
Pot sizes
in production
• 40cm/27L (1.4-1.6m)
• 100L (2.5-3.0m)
   
Substitutes Syzygium australe 'Hinterland Gold'
   
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