Straight and Narrow™ Syzygium australe ‘SAN01’ PBR

Straight and Narrow™ - Narrow, compact Lilly Pilly hedge or screen for tight planting spaces, psyllid resistant

Straight and Narrow™ Syzygium australe ‘SAN01’ PBR

Native Shrub and Ground Cover Range

 

Plant Description: Is a very slender, semi-compact and dense plant. It has tight, attractive leaves and white flowers that proceeds to beautiful pink/red fruit. It is psyllid resistant.

Height & Width: 5-8m high x 1-1.5m wide. Can be trimmed down to 2m.

Foliage: Glossy green leaves with contrasting reddish brown new growth.

Flowers & Berries: White duster flowers from November to December, followed by large, fleshy, red/pink 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 & ACT (if protected from frosts).

Pruning: Prune twice a year for a tidy hedge, or prune every 2-3 years as a screening plant.

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.
  • Natural Psyllid resistance makes it unlikely to have this problem.

 

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