Acmena Smithii - Lilly Pilly - Green Screen - Neighbors Be Gone

Acmena Smithii - Lilly Pilly Neighbors Be Gone - In nature, A.smithii is usually a medium to large tree reaching 5 metres in height. However, in cultivation it is usually a dense-foliaged, medium tree of about 5 - 8  metres high by 6 metres wide.

Height: 5 metres in an Urban environment, but may be trimmed to maintain a lower screen.

Width: 6 metres

Growth rate: Fast

Foliage: The Acmena Smithii - Lilly Pilly Neighbors Be Gone's leaves are glossy green, lance-shaped to elliptical, about 50 -- 100 mm long by 10 - 50 mm wide and tapering to a point.

Flowers: The flowers are creamish/white and occur in clusters at the ends of the branches in spring and summer. They have a fluffy appearance. 

Fruit: The flowers are followed by fleshy fruits, white to purple in colour and about 10 - 15 mm in diameter. The fruits are edible but not particularly palatable.

Tolerances: This is a very hardy plant in cultivation, adapting to a range of climates from tropical to temperate and to most reasonably well drained soils. It will grow in full sun or fairly heavy shade. In an open position it usually retains foliage to near ground level. Several cultivars have become available, usually varying in growth habit:

The species is resistant to at least moderate frosts and tolerates extended dry periods once established, although it will have a better appearance if adequate water is available.

Landcape Use: Acmena Smithii - Lilly Pilly Neighbors Be Gone responds well to pruning and can be used as a tall hedge.


Order and delivery details

Our standard prices are as follows. Not all products are available in all sizes and there are some products that are charged at a premium rate.

25cm pots - $45 (minimum order 5)

45 litre bags - $230
75 litre bags - $330

Start From
100 litre bags - $450
150 and 200 litre bags - $550

(orders taken all year, RCB Field Grown Trees are dug and delivered in winter) 3m+ with large developed canopy - $450

Images are provided as a guide only to help identify plants.
Please call (03) 5628 1507 to confirm current stock availabilty,
and current plant size.

Transport to Melbourne: Blerick Tree Farm delivers year round to Melbourne Metro via our own transport. Click here to see delivery costs

Transport Interstate: For Sydney, Canberra, Brisbane and Adelaide, we use a third party plant transport company. Interstate transport is quoted per consignment, based on volume & space.

Transport to these locations will be a minimum of $250.

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Nursery Opening Hours: Friday Saturday and Sunday 11am to 3pm

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