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How To Select A Lilly Pilly Hedge?

How To Select A Lilly Pilly Hedge?

If you are after a quick flowering shrub, Lilly Pilly Hedge is the best option. There are many varieties of Lilly Pillies ranging in size, flower, and fruit. Some varieties can grow up to 10 metres in height and some will grow short or large. Some varieties will bear edible berries and others don’t. It’s best to buy Lilly Pilly hedge from reliable plant nurseries in Melbourne. They grow in most environments and prefer warm and moist soil.  Lilly Pilly hedges are extremely durable.  When it comes to selecting the right Lilly Pilly hedge, you need to consider many things.

Size Of your Garden

As known as the fast-growing ever-green shrub, this can grow densely. If you have more space, you can choose a dense-growing Lilly Pilly to suit your gardening needs.

For Small Hedge:

If you want a small and low hedge, Acmena smithii is the best option. Also known as The Royal Flame this can grow up to 2 metres tall and make your garden look green. Tiny Trev is also the best option, which grows up to 1 meter tall.

For Large Hedge:

Acmena smithii is a large variety that grows up to 5 metres tall that are resistant to Psyllids and pests.

Climate Conditions

Lilly Pillies can grow well in all types of conditions. These are hardy varieties and are drought-resistant.

There are also showy and edible varieties. You need to check with the plant nurseries in Melbourne. Lilly Pillies can be acquired in containers or bare roots, use well-drained soil. They prefer to be mulched so that they can retain moisture. However, avoid excess moisture. Once the hedge is established, trim and prune the plant. They are low-maintenance and act as great screen beds. 

Whether privacy or noise control, Lilly Pillies is an excellent choice for any gardener and are more resistant to adverse situations.

Acmena Speedscreen
Acmena Cherry Surprise
Acmena Firescreen

Acmena smithii minor Dwarf Lilli Pilly
Acmena smithii Lilly Pilly

Syzygium Obelisk
Syzygium Resilience

Syzygium Backyard Bliss
Syzygium Hinterland Gold

Syzygium Winter Lights

Syzygium Bush Christmas

Acmena Allyn Magic

Over To You

If you want to select the right Lilly Pilly for your garden, buy from the expert plant provider – Online Plants. For more information, call 0394241946 today.

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