Pruning once a year will keep Hobbit™ Syzygium a low growing shrub.
For a taller screen, plant 1.5m apart. For better long term growth, plant 2m apart. For a compact smaller hedge plant 1 metre apart and prune the top yearly and prune the side every two years on average.
It is strongly resistant to leaf-dimpling psyllids and appears to be sterile. Indications are it is highly Myrtle Rust resistant, as on two occassions neighbouring plants have had Myrtle Rust and Hobbit™ Syzygium has not.