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Botanical Name: Syzygium megacarpa

This tree is scattered everywhere across the Pacific. Very popular in Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands. The giant long glossy leaves make it a spectacular feature before you even spot the fruit. The stunning fruit is bright red and crisp apple like flavour, although some can be a little insipid. �If you have some space in a frost free garden this tree will be a treasure. Even though tropical it grows and fruits well in the North Coast NSW. With adequate water it grows at a rapid rate reaching up to 6-7m

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$24.75 8 Seedling Pot: 2L
Height: 60-70cm

Plant Information or Specifications

Preferred Climate

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Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions)


Plants required to Pollinate

1 (Self Pollinating)
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Can it Handle Frosts?

Likes Temps above 5deg

Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas


Water Requirements

Moderate Watering

Fruiting/Harvest Months

December, , February, March, April


Customer Comments on Giant Lau Lau

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Giant Lau Lau

I have had a Giant Lau Lau in m y garden for 15years - it has finally fruiting. Beautiful folige- red regrowth, large glossy deep green leaves. | Prabha Demasson - Maleny, QLD 19-Feb-2009

Giant Lau Lau

These trees grow well at tropical fruit world on the north NSW coast. They have a delicious crunchy fruit with a mild lily pillie flavour. | Robbie - , 08-Dec-2009

Giant Lau Lau

Amazing beautiful tree with leaves 50cm long then this year , after 5 years after planting out in the footpath, it flowered, the flowers came straight out of the trunk and major branches. Now , late Jan , the fruit taste like crispy sweet lilly pillys | Dr Bruce Chadfield - Chelmer Brisbane, QLD 25-Jan-2014

Giant Lau Lau

My tree is growing just north of Mackay (dry tropics) planted in 2010 and excitingly flowered for the first time August, 2015. | Joy Blore - Bloomsbury, QLD 05-Sep-2015

Giant Lau Lau

We have this Beautiful tree 7 years old and abundance of Fruits this year. | Devasia Thottunkal - Boronia Heights, QLD 30-Jan-2016

Giant Lau Lau

We have a beautiful tree with fruit this year 2018, very good 1st crop, wonderful flavor. 6 years old. | Heather - Kyogle, NSW 01-Feb-2018
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Giant Lau Lau 7/10

Emma1's Edible Fruits
Update: 3368 days 8hrs

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Didn't have it yet...I like collecting trees and this one seemed rare?

Height 30 Centimetres

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Water Given in: Winter

Pollination: No

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