Lilly Pilly Cherry Surprise
Acmena smithii 'Cherry Surprise' - Lilly Pilly Cherry Surprise
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Item code:
9336922019075P

A compact slender variety of Lilly Pilly that's suitable as a hedge or feature plant. It has attractive small dense green foliage that provides a continuous flush of cherry-red new growth nearly all year round. Small white starry flowers bloom in summer. Once established you can create topiaries of any shape or size.

Growth Width — 1.5m
Growth Height — 3m
Size — 140mm
Drought Tolerant
Frost Sensitive
Flower Colour — White
Fruiting Period — April, July, June, May
Flowering Period — Summer
Light Requirements — Full sun, Part Shade
Soil Requirements — Well drained soil
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Planting Advice

Good drainage is essential. If growing in pots only use a native potting mix.

Watering needs

It likes a deep watering if the warmer months of the year are dry, as winter approaches less water is needed.

Pruning Advice

A light pruning throughout the warmer months. Apply a heavy prune if they get too large in their planted location, this will also encourage a thicker, dense and lusher growth.