Pinnacle™ Syzygium australe ‘AATS’ PBR

Pinnacle™ - Other varieties are claimed to be narrow growing, however when these varieties are left unpruned they will still have a significantly wider growth and cannot be kept as narrow as Pinnacle™.

Pinnacle™ Syzygium australe 'AATS' PBR

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Plant Description: This is a very narrow growing native tree for tight planting areas. It retains a compact upright form making it excellent for hedging and screening in compact planting zones such as town houses.

Height & Width: 6-10m high x 1-1.5m wide.

Foliage: Rounded, bright, glossy green leaves with contrasting reddish brown new growth.

Flowers & Berries: White duster flowers from November to December, followed by large, fleshy, red/pink edible berries.

Uses: Tall hedge or screen, ideal for tight planting zones (also as a feature or topiary).

Position & Tolerances: Full sun to part shade. Drought and cold tolerant.

Soil Type: Moist, well drained soils.

Best Planting Time: March to November.

Planting Density: 1-1.5 plants per linear metre (1 plant per 1-2m²).

Where it thrives: QLD, NSW, VIC, SA & WA.

Pruning: Yearly pruning is recommended for a tidy hedge, or prune every 2-3 years as a screening plant.

Establishment & Extra Care: 

  • Be aware of Psyllids - it is recommended to use Yates Confidor Tablets when planting and yearly to prevent psyllids. This plant can develop more resistance to psyllids over time. 
  • 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.


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