This fantastic native species – Acmena smithii, which forms part of the lillypilly family, has the added benefit of being a plant resistant to pests and diseases.

Acmena - Cherry Surprise


Acmena – Cherry Surprise is an outstanding plant that performs well in most soil types and hedges up really well. Growing to around 3m high and 1.5m wide Cherry Surprise is a suitable selection for the suburban backyard and coastal garden. Acmena’s are known for their foliage variegation providing stunning colour throughout the year. Planted individually or as a screening/hedging plant, Acmena (once established) are an easy care plant choice that you won’t regret.




Acmena - Allyn Magic


For a smaller option take a look at Acmena – Allyn Magic which is also a fantastic plant growing to around 0.8m high and 0.6m wide this plant makes for a great small hedging plant ensuring little maintenance. Bright new shoots are a real feature of this plant and with the added benefit of being a great potted species, Allyn Magic will brighten any poolside area.

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