Hobbit™ Syzygium francisii ‘DBK01’ PBR

Hobbit™ - Can be used as a small hedging plant, but if your patient, will form a dense screen after 5-6 years

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, but if you are patient and wait 5-6 years, Hobbit™ Syzygium will grow into a taller dense screening plant. It also appears to be a sterile form.

Height & Width: Up to 3m high x 1.5m wide.

Flowers: Late spring (Nov-Dec).

Uses: Large screen (also as a specimen shrub or small hedge).

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 taller screen, plant approx. 1.5 metres apart, or up to 2 metres apart for better long term growth.

Where it thrives: QLD, NSW, ACT, VIC, TAS, SA, WA and NT.

Pruning: For a screen, do not prune. Can be pruned to tidy once desired height is reached.

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 small hedge plant, and can be kept at a height of just 60cm tall and a width of 90cm. Click Here for information on using Hobbit™ Syzygium as a compact hedge.

 

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