Native Shrubs & Ground Covers Range
Plant Description: This is a really dense, compact native shrub that can be kept as a compact hedge. It also appears to be a sterile form.
Height & Width: 60cm high x 90cm wide.
Flowers: Late spring (Nov-Dec).
Uses: Small hedge (also as a specimen shrub).
Position & Tolerances: Full sun to moderately heavy shade. Drought and cold tolerant. Humidity and salt tolerant. Highly Myrtle Rust Resistant. Strongly resistant to leaf-dimpling psyllids.
Soil Type: Free draining to moderately heavy soils.
Best Planting Time: March to November.
Planting Density: For a compact smaller hedge, plant approx. 1 metre apart.
Where it thrives: QLD, NSW, ACT, VIC, TAS, SA, WA and NT.
Pruning: To maintain as a small hedge, prune top every year and sides every 2 years.
Establishment & Extra Care:
- Water as required for 8-13 weeks until established.
- Plant in a well mulched garden, a chunky mulch is recommended.
- Use slow release fertiliser in spring, if required.
- Avoid prolonged wet feet.
- NOTE: Hobbit™ Syzygium can also be used as a large screening plant, and will grow up to 3 metres tall if left unpruned for 5-6 years. Click Here for information on using Hobbit™ Syzygium as a large screen.
Hobbit™ Syzygium is currently not available for purchase online.