How to grow Syzygium paniculatum

Syzygium paniculatum growing tree of the genus Syzygium also known as Magenta lilly pilly, Syzygium paniculatum perennial evergreen plant also used as ornamental plant, can grow in tropic mediterranean, subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 10b+.

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

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

Syzygium paniculatum fruits

Fruit color is magenta, pink or purple, fruit taste is sour to tasteless with astringent.

Syzygium paniculatum for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy

Requirements for Syzygium paniculatum growing and care:

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

Planting season:
Spring, summer, autumn

Pests and diseases:
Aphids, ants

Pruning season:

How to prune:
For design to easier pick

Size of the plant?
Tree 7-15 m (21-45 feet), can be design as “shrub” 1-3m (3-10 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?

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

Blooming information

Bloom season:

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

Pollination is done by:

Edible fruits

Fruit harvest season:

Fruits pests or diseases:
Birds, fruit fly

What can be done with big quantities of Syzygium paniculatum 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 paniculatum

Blooming Seasons

Edible Parts

Culinary Uses

Flower Colors


Harvest season

Leaf color

Ornamental parts

Plant growing speed

Plant life-form

Plant uses

Planting season

Plants sun exposure

Watering plants

Hardiness zone