Acmena hemilampra - blush satinash
Native rainforest tree suited to coastal planting and creek banks. Glossy green foliage, russet red-copper new growth and clusters of small white spring flowers followed by white, edible berries. You can see in the image gallery the gorgeous shades of colour in leaf
We love Acmena hemilampra for its rich-coloured new leaves, white winter berries, humidity tolerance
Acmena hemilampra (now Syzygium hemilamprum) - blush satinash, broadleaf lillypillyAPPEARANCE : Australian native tree found from northern NSW to the tip of Cape York QLD. Glossy green foliage, bright copper-tan new growth and clusters of small white flowers followed by white, edible fruit.
USE IN: Native gardens as a feature tree. Coastal gardens. Ideal planted as a hedge as it establishes quickly.
PLANTING : Plant in a full sun to partly shaded position in the garden, prefers well drained soil. Tolerates moderate frost and exposed coastal planting, and sandy soils.
CARE: Mulch and water regularly until the plant is established, usually around 12 weeks. Prune after flowering to promote dense growth habit and flowering, fertilise with a slow release native fertiliser in spring.
HEIGHT: Approx 8 M reaching 15 M in rainforest settings.
YOUR PLANTS: These plants are tubestock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80mm high and 42 mm wide. You can see an example in the image gallery
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