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Billardiera scandens

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Billardiera scandens syn Billardiera mutabilis, Common Apple Berry, Apple Dumpling,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Climbers, Shrubs Climbing / Twining, Dense

Description:
Billardiera scandens adaptable light climber with narrow dark green foliage and greenish yellow tubular flowers occurring from June to January followed by green edible berries. Prefers well drained dry to moist soils in full sun to part shade and can be grown under established trees.

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

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

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Climber / Creeper, Shady Garden, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Powdery Mildew

Cultural Notes:

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

Family Name: Origin:
Pittosporaceae Australia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Green, Yellow
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer
Fruit: Yes

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