Acmena smithii minor
Genus Species: Acmena smithii minor
Common / Product Name: Lilly Pilly Compact
Habit: MEDIUM SHRUB (MS)
Height x Width: 5 – 5m x 3.00 – 3.00m
Pruning: Prune annually
Frost Tolerance: Medium
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Well Drained
Coastal Tolerance: Medium
Drought Tolerance: Medium
Origin: Australian Plant
Flowering: starts: Early Spring / ends: Early Summer
Flower Colour: White
Irrigation: Benefits from summer watering.
Lower Temperatures: Temperatures as low as -7°C for short periods once established, canopy needs to be above frost level as leaves will be damaged by frost. Suitable for temperate climates.
Upper Temperatures: Temperatures in the Mid 30’s°C to Low 40’s°C. Can tolerate higher temperatures for short periods over the summer months.
Fertilising: Use a slow release fertilizer annually.
Environment: Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.