Acmena smithii ‘Allyn Magic’ Lilly Pilly


A fantastic dwarf form of this species, low mounding shrub. The new foliage growth is bright orange-red, and is psyllid resistant. Fleshy pink berries follow cream fluffy flowers. The berries are edible. Ideal for low hedging and borders or as a tub or patio specimen. Also good for bonsai and topiary work.
Good in a sunny spot as well as lightly shaded. Feed with a good all purpose fertiliser in the warm months.

Scientific Name:Acmena smithii
Family:Myrtaceae
Common Name:Lilly Pilly
Plant Type:Small shrub
Height:0.5 ~ 0.6 metres
Width:0.5 ~ 1 metre
Flower Colour:Cream
Flowering Time:Summer
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral
Soil Type:Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Poolside, Container growing, Coastal garden
Climate Zone:Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Cool
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Planting Season:All year
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Dense foliage
Lifespan:Perennial
Soil Moisture:Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Topiary, Groundcover, Border plant, Attractive foliage
Special Uses:Edible, Bonsai, Decorative fruit, Erosion control, Pipe and drain friendly, Fast growing, Playground friendly
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Seed eating birds

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Neutrog Bush Tucker & medal

Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertilizer for this plant.