Acmena ‘Sunrise’ – Acmena smithii ‘minor’ – Lilly Pilly
Native | Full sun / part shade | H up to 5 | W 1-1.5m
A small bushy evergreen shrub with brilliant reddish pink new growth against pale green old growth – new growth throughout all seasons of the year.
Category / Uses: impressive hedge / dense screen; excellent in pots and for topiary.
Position / planting / care: grow in a sunny to partly shaded site in moist, well drained soil. Needs minimum water in drought situations. A psyllid free lilly pilly; fire retardant and drought hardy once established. Regularly apply slow release native fertiliser. Mulch well and prune regularly to encourage new growth. Best maintained at 1- 3m high.
NB Picture and notes a guide only. Locally grown for local conditions.