Lilly Pilly growing tree or shrub of the genus Syzygium also known as Syzygium smithii, Lilly Pilly perennial evergreen plant also used as ornamental plant, can grow in tropic mediterranean, subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 10b+

Leaves are shiny and when the leaf is young it grow in red color.

Flower color white with multiple stamen like needle, the flowers grow in clusters.

Lilly Pilly fruits

Fruit color is pink, white or purple, the fruit taste sweet to tasteless with astringent.

Lilly Pilly for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy

Requirements for Lilly Pilly growing and care:

Frost free

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
No

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Seeds grow too easily and can be invasive in the garden

Planting season:
Spring, summer, autumn

Pests and diseases:
Aphids, ants

Pruning season:
Winter

How to prune:
For design to easier pick

Size of the plant?
Tree 10-20 m (30-60 feet), can be design as shrub 3-5 m (10-15 feet)

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
No

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring

General information about the flower
White flowers with multiple stamens like needle, the flowers grow in clusters,

Pollination is done by:
Bees

Edible Fruits

Fruit harvest season:
Summer

Fruits pests or diseases:
Birds, fruit fly

What can be done with big quantities of Lilly Pilly fruits?
Eat raw

Work requirements on the fruit:
Nothing special

How long does it take to bear fruit?
2-4 years

Ripening of fruit
Require to eat it fully ripen cause the fruit astringent

Scientific name:

Syzygium smithii

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