Lilly Pilly Firescreen
Acmena Smithii 'Firescreen' - Lilly Pilly Firescreen
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A fast-growing compact variety of Lilly Pilly that's perfect as a hedge or feature plant. Glossy green leaves form a dense habit that's enhanced by coppery-red new growth fading into a bronze colour when mature. Blossoms of small white fuzzy flowers burst out in summer followed by purple edible berries.

Size — 200mm
Growth Width — 1.2m
Growth Height — 3m
Drought Tolerant
Frost Sensitive
Flower Colour — White
Fruiting Period — April, May, June, July
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.