The Cherry Puff in flower You can see tiny native bees pollinating the vibrantly red cherry coloured flower

(1/6) The Cherry Puff in flower You can see tiny native bees pollinating the vibrantly red cherry coloured flower

Syzygium wilsonii subsp. wilsonii (Powderpuff Lillypilly)

(2/6) Syzygium wilsonii subsp. wilsonii (Powderpuff Lillypilly) By Tatters ✾ [CC BY-SA 2.0] (Photo Credits)

New growth on Lilly Pilly Cherry Puff comes through coloured red before going green

(3/6) New growth on Lilly Pilly Cherry Puff comes through coloured red before going green

New Flower bud forming on the Lilly Pilly Cherry Puff

(4/6) New Flower bud forming on the Lilly Pilly Cherry Puff

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Leaf of the Lilly Pilly -  Cherry Puff

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Lilly Pilly - Cherry Puff

Syzygium wilsonii
Fruit Trees > Bush foods Australia > Lilly Pilly > Lilly Pilly - Cherry Puff
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.

$14.90 ($4.95-$14.90 choose a size)

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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★★★★★ 8months ago


Lilly Pilly - Cherry Puff

Healthy young plant . Arrived in perfect condition.

★★★★★ 1y ago

MONA VALE, NSW, Australia

Lilly Pilly - Cherry Puff

Bought these because they don't mind clay soils and wanted to see the flowers in due course .

★★★★ 13y ago

Cleveland, Qld, Aus

Love the colour of the new leaves and the red fruit

★★ 13y 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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