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Acmena smithii Little Ruby

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Acmena smithii Little Ruby

AcmsmiLR
Lilly Pilly,
$0.00 ex GST
 
Wantirna
B7
Size: 20cm
Available: 4
$/Unit (EX GST): $12.08 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $13.28 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Acmena smithii Little Ruby Lilly Pilly,

Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen

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

Description:
Compact lilly pilly with bright red new foliage. Small cream flowers appear in Spring and Summer. Use for a small hedge or topiary. this variety has a high psyllid resistance. Grows approx. 1.5m tall.

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

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

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Topiary / Espalier, Wind Break, Container / Pot

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

Cultural Notes: Plant in moist well drained soil and apply an organic mulch. Looks best kept a a 50cm tall hedge.

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, Insignificant
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

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