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Lilly Pilly 'Select' (Syzygium australe)

Lilly Pilly 'Select' (Syzygium australe)

Regular price $20.00
Regular price Sale price $20.00
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Lilly Pilly - Syzygium australe ‘Select’

Sold in 200mm sized pot. Current plant height is approx. 70cm-1m tall.

Sold in 300mm sized pot. Current plant height is approx. 1.3m tall.

  • Mature height: 3m-5m tall.
  • Recommended spacing for hedging / screening: 60cm-1m apart / 1m-2m apart.
  • Ideal growing conditions: Full sun/partial shade.
  • Growth rate: Moderate to fast.
  • Tolerates: Coastal conditions, light frost and drought once established.
  • Noteworthy: Psyllid resistant, Native, attracts wildlife (birds, bees and other pollinators), Edible berries, Evergreen - dense foliage.
  • Uses: Hedges/screens, Privacy, Street tree, Native gardens, Topiary.
  • Colour/Growth form: Compact glossy dark green leaves - New foliage is lighter Green. White fluffy flowers followed by Pink-red berries. Leaves are pointier shaped and it has a more upright/formal growth pattern compared to the 'Resilience' variety.

For more info check out our Lilly Pilly Planting & Care Guide

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Customer Reviews

Based on 3 reviews
Dale Mitchell
Platypus Plants is hands down the best quality, most affordable option for anyone buying plants w...

Platypus Plants is hands down the best quality, most affordable option for anyone buying plants within the SE QLD region. Karli and Marvin clearly care about their work, plants and customers. Despite the name of the business, there isn’t a big bill in sight. But, like a Platypus, they’re a hidden gem of a company.

- Insane value for money. The plants are in great condition, much bigger than expected, and have clearly been handled with love and care (including in transit).

- Uh, I am sorry - THE DELIVERY COSTS ARE INSANELY CHEAP. There’s a post below from someone, who I can only assume has made an error on the website, making some crazy rant about $100 delivery fees. That’s not the case. The nearest price to those from Platypus Plants was $50+ delivery. I got 18 large plants delivered for $20. Platypus Plants has a flat rate, and they are delivered BY the team themselves. No contractors. No dramas. I was drowning in plants within 48 hours of making an order. There are minimum delivery orders, but they are very reasonable imho.

- Aftercare is second to none. Karli and Marvin clearly know their stuff on plants, and Karli is trained in horticulture. They provide a handy cute little handout on how to look after my new lillypillies and other plants.

I’ll be telling everyone I know about these folks…but I don’t want them to get too popular because I might want to buy more from ‘em!

Wow Dale, thank you so much for the glowing review!
Really appreciate all your kind words - it means a lot.
Please do let us know if you have any questions about your plants. We're always happy to help out

Paul McBride
5 Stars

5 Stars

Rosalie Grace
Very happy with the Lilly pillies I ordered from Platypus.

Very happy with the Lilly pillies I ordered from Platypus. Ordering and delivery process was easy and the plants were healthy and as described.

Thank you so much for your wonderful review Rosie! We're thrilled to hear you're happy with the plants. Please reach out if you'd like any tips or advice - we're more than happy to help. Thank you.