Lilly Pilly "Baby Boomer"

Lilly Pilly “Baby Boomer”

Syzygium Australe
Baby Boomer is a dwarf variety of Lilly Pilly that will grow up to 1-1.5m in height.
This is a very hardy little shrub that will tolerate most conditions.
They make a great low maintenance hedge, border or topiary.
Plant in full sun to part shade, will tolerate dry conditions once established.


Plant Growing Tips

Where to Grow

Lilly Pilly "Baby Boomer" (Syzygium australe) thrives in full sun to part shade, making it versatile for different garden settings. It is ideal for hedging, borders, and topiary due to its compact and dense growth habit. This dwarf variety typically grows to a height of 1.5-2 meters and a width of 1-1.5 meters. It's well-suited for urban gardens, particularly for creating privacy screens or decorative edges.


Lilly Pilly "Baby Boomer" can thrive in a range of Australian climates, including tropical, subtropical, warm temperate, and cool temperate regions. It tolerates light frost, making it suitable for areas that experience mild winter temperatures.


This plant is adaptable to various humidity levels but performs best in moderate to high humidity, typical of its native Australian environment. It can withstand dry conditions once established, provided it is not waterlogged.

Soil Type

Lilly Pilly "Baby Boomer" prefers well-draining soil and can grow in a variety of soil types, including sandy, clay, loamy, and potting mix. Enriching the soil with organic matter before planting will promote healthy growth. Regular mulching helps retain soil moisture and suppress weeds.

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