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Acmena smithii Forest Flame

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Acmena smithii Forest Flame

AcmsmiFF
Lilly Pilly,
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Wantirna
A10, Indoor
B10
A12
A2, A9
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Wantirna
A10, Indoor
Size: 17cm
Available: 55
$/Unit (EX GST): $13.81 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $15.19 inc GST
B10
Size: 20cm
Available: 30
$/Unit (EX GST): $12.08 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $13.28 inc GST
A12
Size: 25cm
Available: 1
$/Unit (EX GST): $23.31 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $25.64 inc GST
A2, A9
Size: 30cm
Available: 14
$/Unit (EX GST): $59.32 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $65.26 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Acmena smithii Forest Flame Lilly Pilly,

Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen

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

Description:
Compact form of Acmena with glossy dark green leaves and bright red new growth. Fluffy cream flowers are produced in Spring followed by edible berries. A psyllid resistant lilly pilly that responds well to pruning and can easily be kept to a 1 metre tall hedge. Works well also as topiary. Grows approx 2m tall x 1m wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
1-2m 60cm-1m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Any, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Habitat, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Tropical Garden, Wind Break, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: A tough native that can tolerate most soil types but prefers moist well drained soil and planted in a sunny position. If trimmed regularly, berry production will be avoided.

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

Family Name: Origin:
Myrtaceae Australia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green, Red
Flower Colour: Cream
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Yes

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