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LILLY PILLY - PURPLE CHERRY

Botanical Name: Syzygium crebrinerve
Description

Masses of white flowers appear in the spring, followed by fruits every second or third summer. The large brightly coloured purple fruit are tasteless and floury by human standards. The tree is a splendid ornamental, hardy in full sun and tolerant of some frost. It can grow into a large buttressed 35-40m tree. The bright red new growth can be seen from a distance.

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Preferred Climate

Subtropical
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Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions)

+10m

Plants required to Pollinate

1 (Self Pollinating)
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Can it Handle Frosts?

Likes Temps above 5deg, Sometimes, Yes

Amount of leaves in Winter?

All Leaves (Evergreen)

Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas

SA, WA

Suitability in Pots

Yes with 35L+ Pot

Water Requirements

Moderate Watering

Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree?

Can be pruned to 2m

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest

4-5 Years

Sun or Shade

Full (Sun:80%-100%), Part (Sun:50-80%)

Preferred Soil Type

Perfect Drainage (Sand/Volcanic), Good Drainage

Soil pH

Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)

Fruiting/Harvest Months

February, March

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