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Acmena smithii minor Red Tips

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Acmena smithii minor Red Tips

$0.00 ex GST
B4, D6
Size: 14cm
Available: 9
$/Unit (EX GST): $7.93 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $8.72 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Acmena smithii minor Red Tips Lilly Pilly,

Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen

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

This attractive tree or shrub is most commonly used for screening or low hedges and often used for topiary standards. New foliage tips are red while the older foliage is a glossy dark green. Tiny decorative creamy white fluffy flowers in Spring that are followed by pinkish-purple lillypilly berries that can be made into jellies or preserves. Grows approx 5m tall x 3m wide.

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

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

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Bush Tucker, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Edible Garden, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Park And Gardens, Topiary / Espalier, Tropical Garden, Wind Break, Container / Pot

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

Cultural Notes: A tough native that can tolerate most soil types but prefers moist well drained soil and planted in a sunny position. Regular pruning will promote flushes of brightly coloured new growth. Feed with a low phosphorus slow release fertiliser.

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

Family Name: Origin:
Myrtaceae Australia

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

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