Genus Species: Acmena smithii
Common / Product Name: Cherry Surprise
Habit: SMALL SHRUB (SS) and MEDIUM SHRUB (MS)
Height x Width: 1 – 3m x 1 – 1.5m
Pruning: None Light
Frost Tolerance: Medium
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Medium / Well Drained
Coastal Tolerance: Low
Drought Tolerance: Medium
Origin: Australian Plant
Flowering: starts: Autumn
Flower Colour: Cream
Irrigation: Once established low water.
Lower Temperatures: Temperatures as low as -3°C for short periods once established.
Upper Temperatures: Temperatures in the mid 30’s° to low 40°C. This plant is suited to temperate climates.
Fertilising: Use a slow release fertilizer annually.
Environment: Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.