STRAIGHT AND NARROW™
Straight and Narrow™ Syzygium australe ‘SAN01’
- Psyllid resistant Lilly Pilly
- Naturally very narrow
- A screen or hedge for tight planting areas
Description: Straight and Narrow™ Syzygium is a very slender, semi-compact and dense plant.
It has tight, attractive leaves and white flowers that proceeds to beautiful pink/red fruit.
Size: 5-8m high x 1-1.5m wide. Can be pruned down to 2m.
Planting Density: 1 plant per m², 1-1.5 plants per linear metre.
Uses: Perfect for constricted planting areas, such as along fences and driveways. Also works well for topiary.
Position: Full sun to shade. Suits moist, well drained soil types. Tolerates cold and dry.
Care: Water as required for 8-13 weeks until established. Plant in a well mulched garden (chunky mulch is recommended).
If required use slow release fertiliser in spring. Prune twice yearly for a very tidy hedge or every 2-3 years as a wider screen plant.
Natural Psyllid resistance makes it unlikely to have this problem.
Where it works: QLD, NSW, VIC, SA, WA & ACT (if protected from frosts).