Waterhousea floribunda – Weeping Lilly Pilly

An ornamental medium sized to large rainforest tree which can reach 30 metres in its natural range, smaller in cultivation, so suitable for larger properties, farms and parks, good street tree. It has a lightly weeping habit and attractive wavy edged leaves. It flowers in summer with trusses of white fluffy flowers, followed by pale pink to pale green fruit. At its best in a sunny spot with good regular watering. Will tolerate some dry spells.

Scientific Name:Waterhousea floribunda
Family:Myrtaceae
Common Name:Lilly Pilly
Other Common Names:Weeping Lilly Pilly
Plant Type:Large tree
Height:10 ~ 30 metres
Width:5 ~ 10 metres
Flower Colour:Cream
Flowering Time:Summer
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral
Soil Type:Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden
Climate Zone:Tropical, Sub-tropical, Warm temperate
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Weeping
Soil Moisture:Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Propagation Method:Seed
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Screen, Windbreak, Attractive foliage
Special Uses:Street tree, Erosion control, Fast growing
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Nectar eating birds, Seed eating birds, Mammals

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