Syzygium australe - AUSSIE BOOMER - Lilly Pilly 'AUSSIE BOOMER' PBR

SKU: 9319480113126

Size: 5 L
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Sale price$25.00

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Description

"Aussie Boomer" Lilly Pilly (Syzygium australe) is a medium to large shrub that's undoubtedly Australian at heart. Just like a brilliant outback sunset, the new growth puts on a show with its bright orange flair before settling into a deep green. And while all Lilly Pilly varieties have been ace hedging choices in Perth, this bloke stands out not just for its lush, shiny foliage but also those edible berries that are more a treat for the eyes than the tastebuds.

Given that "Aussie Boomer" loves it down under, it's chuffed to be planted in the ground, especially when treated to a dash of soil conditioner for those more sandy terrains. As we head from Birak (early summer) into Bunuru (late summer), it's worth giving it a bit more of a drink than during the cooler stints. Fancy giving it a snip and style? Go ahead, whether you're going for a trim or full-on topiary, this Aussie legend is ready to look the part.

Botanical Name Syzygium australe 'Aussie Compact' sport
Common Name  Lilly Pilly
Cultivar Aussie Boomer
Classification
Large Shrubs
PBR Name AUSSIE BOOMER
Origin Eastern Australia
Foliage Evergreen
Height 2 - 2.5 M
Width 1 - 1.5 M
Light Full sun to part shade
Soil Well-draining sandy/loamy soils improved with soil conditioners.
Water Requirement Deep, consistant watering is ideal while the plant is establishing through hot weather. Once established, it's drought-hardy, but will perform better with regular water through warm weather.
Lifespan Perennial
Flower Colour White
Flower Time Kambarang (late spring) to Birak (early summer)
Toxicity Fruits are edible, though ornamental varieties are bred for their looks, not their taste. Entire plant is considered non-toxic to humans and pets.


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