Syzygium oleosum growing plant of the genus Syzygium also known as Blue Lilly Pilly, Syzygium oleosum perennial evergreen tree that can be design as shrub also used as ornamental fragrant plant, can grow in tropic, mediterranean, subtropical or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 10+
Leaves are shiny and when the leaf is young it grow in red color
Flower grow color white with multiple stamen like needle, the flowers grow in clusters,
Syzygium oleosum fruits
Fruit color is blue-purple, the fruit taste sweet
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Requirements for Syzygium oleosum growing and care:
More than -5 C but better frost free, when the tree is young have to be frost free
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Seeds grow too easily and can be invasive in the garden
Spring, summer, autumn
Pests and diseases:
How to prune:
For design to easier pick
Size of the plant?
Tree 5-9 m (15-27 feet), shrub 2-3 m (6-10 feet) (need to design it for shrub)
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing
Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade / Full Shade
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
General information about the flower
White flowers with multiple stamen like needle, the flowers grow in clusters,
Pollination is done by:
Fruit harvest season:
Spring / early summer
Fruits pests or diseases:
Birds, fruit fly
What can be done with big quantities of Syzygium oleosum fruits?
Work requirements on the fruit:
How long does it take to bear fruit?
Ripening of fruit:
Require to eat it fully ripen cause the fruit astringent