Hobbit™ Syzygium francisii ‘DBK01’ PBR

Hobbit™ - Requires minimal pruning to be kept as a compact hedge plant

Hobbit™ Syzygium francisii 'DBK01' PBR

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.


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