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Acmena smithii 'Allyn Magic' (Lilly Pilly)

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Plant description

Acmena smithii Allyn Magic

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Acmena 'Allyn Magic' is a tried and true lilly pilly. A fantastic dwarf form of this species, low mounding shrub with naturally dense habit and red new growth. Fleshy pink berries follow cream fluffy flowers. The berries are edible. Birds love both the flowers and fruit. Ideal for topiary, low hedging and borders or as a tub or patio specimen. Resistant to psyllids, whcih cause dimpling of the leaves.

Further reading: Hedges and Pruning a hedge in 7 steps (articles written by horticulturalist Angus Stewart).

Additional plant information

Flowers

Flower colour: white
Flowering season: spring

Plant size

Maximum height: 0.5 metres
Minimum height: 0.5 metres

Maximum width: 1 metres
Minimum width: 1 metres

Sunlight, frost & salt tolerance

This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Medium frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.

Fauna attracting?

Yes. Attracts: birds.

Climate

This plant species will grow in the following climates: temperate, subtropical.

Soil types & conditions

Loam: dry, wet, moist.

Clay: dry, wet, moist.

Sand: dry, wet, moist.

Miscellaneous information

Native to: Australia.

Planting season: Any.

Types of fertiliser: not specified.

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