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Acmena smithii

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Acmena smithii

Lilly Pilly,
$0.00 ex GST
A2, A9
Size: 30cm
Available: 5
$/Unit (EX GST): $65.10 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $71.61 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Acmena smithii Lilly Pilly,

Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs, Trees Dense, Rounded, Shrub Like

One of the most common lilly pilly’s grown, this tree or shrub is most commonly used for screening or hedging and often used for topiary standards. Tiny decorative white flowers in spring that are followed by lilly pilly fruits that can be made into jellies or preserves.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
4-10m 2-4m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Bird Attracting, Bush Tucker, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Edible Garden, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Topiary / Espalier, Wind Break, Container / Pot, Shade Tree

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free, Myrtlepest And Disease Rust

Cultural Notes: Light prune regularly to increase fresh growth and avoid Lilly Pilly berries. Tolerates a range of climates and conditions, prefers well drained soils. Can be grown to just about any size or shape depending on pruning. Tolerates drought, but performs better if adequate water provided. plant at 1m spacing to establish a hedge. It is listed as a fire retardant tree.

Plant Care
Keep moist during dry periods, Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Myrtaceae Australia

Foliage Colour: Brown, Green, Orange
Flower Colour: White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Moderate
Wind: High