Lilly Pilly - Cherry Puff

Syzygium wilsonii

Syzygium wilsonii subsp. wilsonii (Powderpuff Lillypilly) By Tatters ✾ [CC BY-SA 2.0] (Photo Credits)

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Small to medium pendulous shrub to 3m high. New foliage is a very attractive bright pink. Flowers are large and crimson occurring in large fluffy heads.

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Specifications of Lilly Pilly - Cherry Puff

Preferred Climate SubtropicalLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From SeedlingLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 2-5m

Plants required to Pollinate 1 (Self Pollinating)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Yes

Amount of leaves in Winter? All Leaves (Evergreen)

Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas SA, WA

Suitability in Pots Yes

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 Good Drainage

Soil pH Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)

Fruiting/Harvest Months October

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Lilly Pilly - Cherry Puff Reviews & Tips

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★★★★ 10y ago

Cleveland, Qld, Aus

Love the colour of the new leaves and the red fruit

★★ 11y ago

Bardon, Qld, Australia

I like lilly pillies in general as a screening, bird-attracting tree. This tree however is no screen with all leaves stripped by the possum. It is an ugly mass of twigs right now, and dosn't get any rest to grow back.

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