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Acmena smithii Pencil Red

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Acmena smithii Pencil Red

AcmsmiPR
Lilly Pilly,
$0.00 ex GST
Wantirna
B4, Indoor
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Wantirna
B4, Indoor
Size: 14cm
Available: 10
$/Unit (EX GST): $7.98 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $8.78 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Acmena smithii Pencil Red Lilly Pilly,

Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Dense, Upright, Upright Narrow

Description:
Pencil Red has been selected for its upright habit, and contrasting tipped new growth of rich red foliage which turns to a deep green once mature. During spring to summer produces dainty cream flowers, attracting birds & Beneficial insects. Pencil Red has a variety of uses for narrow hedging or screening. Grows approx 2.5m-4m H x 1m-1.5m W.

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

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

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

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
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, Summer
Fruit: Yes

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