Acmena smithii minor Cherry Surprise

Acmena smithii minor Cherry Surprise

Acmena smithii minor Cherry Surprise

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Common name and scientific name of the plant: "Acmena smithii minor Cherry Surprise - Australian Native Shrub"

Description of the plant's appearance: "The Acmena smithii minor Cherry Surprise is a delightful native shrub that adds color and life to any garden. It features lush, evergreen foliage with small, glossy leaves that are a deep green, creating a beautiful backdrop. During the flowering season, it bursts into bloom with clusters of delicate, cherry-red berries, making it a charming addition to your landscape."

Growing requirements: "This native shrub thrives in full sun to partial shade and is adaptable to various soil types, including well-draining loam. It requires moderate watering and can tolerate drought once established."

Unique plant features: "One of the most distinctive features of the Acmena smithii minor Cherry Surprise is its vibrant cherry-red berries, which attract wildlife and add a splash of color to your garden."

Suggestions for use: "Use this native beauty as a hedge, border, or feature plant in your garden. Its attractive foliage and berries make it a favorite for both ornamental and wildlife-friendly landscapes."

Light requirement: Full Sun and Part sun/part shade

Water requirement: Medium

Watering frequency:

Soil: Well-draining loam

Skill level: Beginner

Growth rate: Intermediate

Suitable for containers: No

More info: This native shrub prefers well-draining loam soil and moderate watering. It can tolerate drought once established. Pruning is minimal, focusing on maintaining its natural shape.

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Drought tolerance: High

Frost tolerance: Medium

Wind tolerance: Medium

Disease and pest susceptibility: Generally resistant to pests and diseases.

Mature height: 120 cm

Mature width: 100 cm

Suitable for shaping: Yes

Colour: Deep green

Variegation: No

Size: Small/medium

Seasonality: Evergreen

Flowering: Yes; profuse/bright display

Flower colour:

Flower fragrant: No

Flowering season:

Fruit: Yes

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