Trimming a Lilly Pilly. Available now in 30cm and 40cm containers. This is a fast growing shrub/small native tree with a slightly broader leaf than straight Acmena smithii and a semi pendulous, dense growth habit to ground level. If you want a 4 metre tall hedge, plant material 1.3m apart. Space @ 75cm to 1m apart (the closer spacing will maximise density low down) Screen: 3 to 4m height. Unless you actually want a row of trees, you will have a far superior hedge by selecting a lilly pilly … Can be planted in narrow areas, however prune from a small size, rather than waiting until it reaches the required height and width to commence pruning. Grows to 1.5 metres high x 1.5 metres wide. The plants should be planted about 1m (3-4ft) apart. Receive all the latest news, product information, collections, projects, tips and special offers straight to your inbox each month or so. Lilly pillies are evergreen rainforest plants with glossy green leaves. Many varieties have flushes of colourful new growth, ranging from brilliant pink to a red-brown. However they do need regular and careful pruning, and many people are not sure what to do. Normal terms continue for our WHOLESALE TRADE customers. It is often used as a hedge/screen and responds well to pruning. For more information, Planting Tips for Hedges may assist you. New growth is It can get a little trickier with larger material and spacing will depend on the variety you choose. APPEARANCE: Tall tree with a weeping habit; new growth is pink and becomes richly coloured green as it matures.Produces small white flowers during summer. They can be kept trimmed as low as 2m or left to get taller. Although often used as a hedge, it … App Store Native to Eastern Australia. A bushy plant with foliage typically growing all the way to the ground, it's weeping habit and lush foliage makes it perfect for softening fence lines or adding a background to a vista. Minimal pruning is required compared to other lillypillies, thanks to its pendulous foliage. Space @ 75cm to 1m apart (the closer spacing will maximise density low down) Screen: 2.5 to 4m height. A medium to large evergreen tree, originating from the rainforests of Eastern Australia and now widely planted as an ornamental. If using 20cm stock we suggest planting 5 to the metre. There are many benefits to using screening plants as a natural barrier for privacy and reducing neigbourhood noise. M.Fagg, ©Australian National Botanical Gardens ©A. This tree showcases weeping branches of various shades of green foliage and bird attracting fruit ... Spacing: 8-12m: Star rating . Appearance and characteristics of a lilly pilly The lilly pilly comes mainly from what were three different genus: Syzygium sp., Acmena sp. Also makes a great feature or shade tree. For more than 40 years Speciality Trees has been a leader in the production and supply of advanced environmentally sustainable, containerised landscape trees for local government, the landscaping industry and retailers. Grows to 2 metres high x 1.5 metres wide. Fast growing it is perfect for hedging. We suggest planting no more than 1 metre apart for a thick hedge. Dark green, glossy evergreen foliage tipped bronze/red on new growth, is complimented by small white fragrant flowers. Masses of white fluffy flowers appear in summer. Syzygium hemilampra (blush satinash) - Tall lilly pilly grows to 4m unclipped and a full bushy 2.5m wide. Great numbers in both sizes are available now. Can be maintained as a dense hedge 4-5m high. Download the app from Screens tend to be taller only because the effort to clip way up high can be a bit of a challenge. A lovely easy care lilly pilly that grows to around 3 metres tall and a metre and a half wide. Space @ 75cm to 1m apart (the closer spacing will maximise density low down) Screen: 3 to 4m height. Lilly Pilly is a popular plant type in NZ for anyone, not just gardeners. This can easily be avoided with good initial plant choice. Resistant to frost and dry spells, but not suitable for hot or dry inland areas. Hedges tend to be a solid structure so you are looking for tightly foliaged trees, often smaller leaved trees that can be clipped easily to shape. A medium sized Lilly Pilly suitable for hedging and container planting. Plant database entry for Lilly Pilly (Syzygium 'Cascade') with 5 images and 31 data details. A great container plant with a flush of orange new growth in winter. Of the 5 hedge plants on our “Common” list Lilly Pillies are the only natives, so if … Can be kept to 1 metre high. Treefinder can help you identify the perfect tree for your next project! Knowing how tall your specimen grows to is the key. White fluffy flowers and berries form in spring/summer. 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