SpecificationsThis attractive variety produces glossy emerald foliage with a luscious red new growth which appears in autumn. Acmena's are incredibly popular as a hedging or screening plant suited to most gardens or landscapes. They produce clusters of small white flowers followed by vibrant purple berries which are edible. Acmena smithii Red Head is a very hardy native and does have a strong resistance to psyllids, wind, cold and is also a fire retardant species. Plant Acmena smithii Red Head in well drained to heavy clay soils and exposed to full to part shade. Acmena smithii Red Head can be grown as a shrub or an attractive small specimen tree. Acmena smithii Red Head is a low maintenance plant as it has low water requirements. Regular fertilising will ensure an abundance of new growth. Acmena smithii Red Head will grow to a height of 6 metres with a width of 2 metres.
Common Name Lilly Pilly Plant Type Evergreen, Hedge, Native Australian Plant, Outdoor, Perennial, Shrub Dimensions 6m high x 2m wide Sunlight Full Sun, Part Sun Bird/Wildlife Attracting Yes Flower Colour White Foliage Colour Crimson, Green, Red Flowering Season Autumn, Spring, Winter Botanical Genus Acmena Botanical Species smithii Flower Type Panicles Foliage Type Lanceolate - Pointed At Both Ends Market Name Red Head Width 200 cm Height 600 cm
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