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Acmena smithii

Genus Species: Acmena smithii

Common / Product Name: Forest Flame


Available Sizes

Height x Width: 2 – 2m x 1 – 1m

Pruning: Light regular prune

Frost Tolerance: High

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Medium / Well Drained

Coastal Tolerance: Medium

Drought Tolerance: Medium

Origin: Australian Plant

Evergreen: Yes

Flowering: starts: Spring / ends: Summer

Flower Colour: White

Irrigation: Once established water over the dry periods.

Lower Temperatures: Tolerates temperatures as low as -1°C once established and above frost level. New growth will suffer from frost and burn.

Upper Temperatures: Temperatures for short periods to the mid 40’s°C. Will cope better if planted in an established garden which creates a mirco climate for the plant.

Fertilising: Slow release fertilizer.

Environment: Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.

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