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Acmena smithii Speed Screen

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Acmena smithii Speed Screen

Lilly Pilly,
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C11, Indoor
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C11, Indoor
Size: 20cm
Available: 65
$/Unit (EX GST): $14.70 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $16.17 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Acmena smithii Speed Screen Lilly Pilly,

Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen

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

A new variety of Acmena selected for its fast growing dense hedging proprieties. An Australian native that has lush glossy dark green foliage with bronze new growth shoots. Ideal for use as a hedge, topiary or container specimen, it can be kept tightly clipped to 1m or can get up to 3-4m tall.

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

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

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

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

Cultural Notes: Light prune regularly to increase fresh growth and avoid Lilly Pilly berries. Tolerates a range of climates and conditions, prefers well drained soils. Can be grown to just about any size or shape depending on pruning. Tolerates drought, but performs better if adequate water provided. plant at 1m spacing to establish a hedge. It is listed as a fire retardant tree.

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

Family Name: Origin:
Myrtaceae Australia

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

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