Blue Lilly Pilly


Scientific name: Syzygium oleosum

Common names: Blue lilly pilly

Overview: Syzygium oleosum, commonly known as the blue lilly pilly, is a species of Syzygium tree native to eastern Australian rainforests and wet sclerophyll forests. It is usually a small tree, 4 to 15 m tall.

The fruit can be eaten freshly picked from the tree or cooked. It has a pleasantly crisp texture and is mildly aromatic and sweet. The fruit can also be made into jams, jellies and wine. It is also grown as an ornamental plant.

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