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Syzygium myrtifolium

Syzygium  myrtifolium
Our Price:  £12.50



2 in stock

Common Name: Wild Cinnamon, Australian Brush-Cherry, Red Lip

Plant Family: Myrtaceae

Useful for:  Growing in Pots
Planting Style:  interior display
Season of Interest:  All year round
Position/ Situation:  Heated Conservatory, greenhouse or indoors
Sun or Shade:  Sun to Part Shade
Leaf Colour:  Green
Height:  large (up to 12 feet)
Evergreen:  Yes
Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Tender (plus 5 to 10 deg. C.)


Eugenia oleina. An evergreen shrub or tree from tropical Asia, noted for the colourful red tones of its new leaves. In the UK it's best confined to pots, where its size can be controlled, though it may prove hardy in mild gardens. Occasional trimming will stimulate new red growth. It can be used for topiary. Small pink flowers may appear on larger plants.

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