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Acmena smithii Green Screen

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Acmena smithii Green Screen

AcmsmiGS
Lilly Pilly,
$0.00 ex GST
 
Wantirna
B7
Size: 20cm
Available: 20
$/Unit (EX GST): $10.97 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $12.07 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Acmena smithii Green Screen Lilly Pilly,

Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Rounded

Description:
Fast growing, dense native shrub perfect for hedging and as a windbreak. Hedges comfortably at 2-5m tall, will grow naturally to 8m. Useful also for topiary, containers and streetscapes. Produces mauve berries and resistant to psyllid attack.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
4-10m 1-2m

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

Landscape Use(s)
Formal Garden, Hedging / Screening, Topiary / Espalier, Wind Break, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Trim regularly and be rewarded with bronze tinted new growth and avoid Lilly Pilly type mauve berries. Tolerates a range of climates and prefers well drained soils. Retains foliage to ground level in full sun or part shade. Tolerates drought, but performs better if adequate water provided.

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: White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Yes

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