10 Moree Road, Black River, Townsville, QLD 4818, Australia
Syzygium smithii (formerly Acmena smithii) is a summer-flowering, winter-fruiting evergreen tree, belonging to the myrtle family Myrtaceae. It shares the common name "lilly pilly" with several other plants. In New Zealand, it is commonly known as 'monkey apple'.
This native is a good hedging plant or screening plant and can grow in various soil types.
Recommended plant spacings to get a thick hedge or screen from this plant are 1m to 1.5m apart. The height of the hedge can be kept from 1m up to 3.5m or anywhere in between as you see fit.
This plant is a water wise plant once it’s established.
Fertilize and water regularly to get good healthy growth and maintain a good mulch covering to reduce watering.
We have various types and sizes of Lilly Pillys on hand at any one time, however stock ranges and quantities change on a regular basis. Please contact Ron for more information.