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Syzygium

Syzygium spp.

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

H1c

RHS hardiness

5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

2m

Min

1.5m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Syzygium Overview

Syzygium is a large genus containing around 1,188 evergreen shrubs and trees. These plants are usually grown for their attractive overall appearance and flower buds which when dried, are used as a common kitchen spice called Cloves. They possess leathery, glossy, aromatic foliage and produce flowers with 5 small petals, which appear fluffy due to a number of long stamens, usually coloured red, pink, yellow or white. These lead on to fleshy red, purple or white berries.

How to propagate Syzygium

Seed

You can propagate by seeds in the spring.

Cuttings

Semi-ripe cuttings in the summer.

Special features of Syzygium

Attractive flowers

Attractive fruits

Other uses of Syzygium

Grown for their overall appearance.

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