Syzygium australe Common / Product Name: Bush Christmas
Genus Species: Syzygium australe
Common / Product Name: Bush Christmas
Habit: SMALL TREES (ST)
Height x Width: 4 – 6m x 2.50 – 4.00m
Pruning: None Light
Frost Tolerance: High
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Adaptable
Coastal Tolerance: Medium
Drought Tolerance: High
Origin: Australian Plant
Flowering: starts: Summer / ends: Autumn
Flower Colour: White
Irrigation: No watering required once established if planted in suitable conditions. Will require water over long dry periods.
Lower Temperatures: Prefers temperate to sub tropical climates with high moisture levels, will tolerate short periods as low as -8°C.
Upper Temperatures: Temperatures in the Mid 30’s°C to Low 40’s°C.
Fertilising: Use a slow release fertilizer annually.
Environment: Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.