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Resilience Lilly Pilly. 'Syzygium australe 'Resilience'
Lilly Pilly Resilience
These Lilly Pilly’s are approximately 60cm -80cm tall in 20cm pots.
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Resilience Lillypillys are fast growing and are ideal for screening or a hedge which can grow over 3m tall in the ground. The lilly pilly resilience is similar to Lillypilly Select but produce larger and more glossy leaves. They have a tight and compact growing foliage with new growth showing a reddish bronze tinge. This cultivar is resistant to psyllid pests and other issues common to the genus. Clip these lilly pillys frequently to encourage a thick dense screen or hedge. They also thrive in a wide range of soils and conditions but will perform best in moist, well drained soil in sun to part shade and is also a great plant for hedging in pots.
How far apart do you plant Lilly Pilly Hedge?
Plant your lillypillys 80cm – 1metre apart to form a thick and dense hedge.
Lilly pilly resilience growth rate.
The resilience lilly pillys are generally fast growing trees. For example a 60cm tree when planted in the ground can reach 2-3metres tall in 12-18 months. Making the effort to provide the right conditions, water and nutrients will determine how fast your lilly pillys grow.
How to plant lilly pillys.
Plant in a sunny position in well draining soil. Apply mulch and fertiliser around plants and water in well. Water frequently until the lilly pillys are established, around 8 to 12 weeks. Pruning or trimming while the plants are young will encourage more branches which will result in thicker, dense growth.