Acmena Forest Flame

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Compact slender low hedging suited to topiary, formal and native gardens. New growth emerges in deep red shades, maturing to green; and leaves are fine and slender making it a good native alternative to Nandina.

Grows to 2m but can be kept clipped to under 1m if required, which will encourage more colourful new leaf growth.


We love Forest Flame for its fine slender leaves, deep red new growth, versatile height


Work out how many plants you need for your hedge here

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Acmena smithii 'Forest Flame' - lilly pilly

APPEARANCE :  Compact very fine-leaf lilly pilly with red new foliage maturing to green. Flowers during summer with small fluffy blooms before white-purple fruit appears.
USE FOR : Perfect for hedges, screening and specimen planting. Suited to large containers and topiary.
CLIMATE : Tolerates light frost. Protect from wind and salt spray.
PLANTING: Prefers a sunny spot in well drained soil.
CARE: Mulch and water regularly until the plant is established. Prune as required to promote new colourful growth and fertilise using a slow release native fertiliser autumn and spring.
HEIGH T & WIDTH: 2 m H x 1 m W
YOUR PLANTS : These 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.
What is tubestock?

We can't ship this product to South Australia, Tasmania, or Western Australia for biosecurity reasons.

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