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Acmena smithii Forest Flame Medium Hedge Pack

The Acmena smithii Forest Flame is a compact native shrub with fancy fiery red new growth and glossy green leaves. It can grow to a nice manageable height of 2m but responds well to pruning and can easily be kept to 1m high if you prefer.

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Description

The Acmena Forset Flame is a perfect in-between hedge or an amazing topiary feature plant placed in a pot. She is low maintenance, psyllid resistant and once established can tolerate light frosts and periods of drought. She ticks all the boxes.

  • Description
  • The Acmena Forset Flame is a perfect in-between hedge or an amazing topiary feature plant placed in a pot. She is low maintenance, psyllid resistant and once established can tolerate light frosts and periods of drought. She ticks all the boxes.

  • Quick Facts
  • What to use me for: Great as a low hedge or a topiary in a pot 

    Where to place me: Full sun to part shade

    How far to space me: 1.2m apart 

    Watering conditions: I am drought tolerant once established 

    Soil Conditions: I like well-draining soil 

  • Size
  • I grow to  2 m H x 1 m W. I can be kept clipped to under 1m if required, which will encourage more new leaf growth.

  • Growing
  • The Acmena fancies a sunny spot in well-drained soil. She likes to be protected from the wind, salt spray and can tolerate frost. We recommend mulch and watering regularly until the plant is established. Prune as required to encourage the new little growth and fertilise using a slow-release organic native fertiliser in the growing season only.

     

  • Delivery
  • Our plants are beautifully grown, mature tube stock with well-developed roots. They are guaranteed sun-hardened, can be planted directly into the ground and are excellent performers for your garden.

    We carefully package your plants into a customised box to ensure safe transport, happy plants and fast delivery to your door

Description

The Acmena Forset Flame is a perfect in-between hedge or an amazing topiary feature plant placed in a pot. She is low maintenance, psyllid resistant and once established can tolerate light frosts and periods of drought. She ticks all the boxes.

Quick Facts

What to use me for: Great as a low hedge or a topiary in a pot 

Where to place me: Full sun to part shade

How far to space me: 1.2m apart 

Watering conditions: I am drought tolerant once established 

Soil Conditions: I like well-draining soil 

Size

I grow to  2 m H x 1 m W. I can be kept clipped to under 1m if required, which will encourage more new leaf growth.

Growing

The Acmena fancies a sunny spot in well-drained soil. She likes to be protected from the wind, salt spray and can tolerate frost. We recommend mulch and watering regularly until the plant is established. Prune as required to encourage the new little growth and fertilise using a slow-release organic native fertiliser in the growing season only.

 

Delivery

Our plants are beautifully grown, mature tube stock with well-developed roots. They are guaranteed sun-hardened, can be planted directly into the ground and are excellent performers for your garden.

We carefully package your plants into a customised box to ensure safe transport, happy plants and fast delivery to your door

Quick Facts

What to use me for: Great as a low hedge or a topiary in a pot 

Where to place me: Full sun to part shade

How far to space me: 1.2m apart 

Watering conditions: I am drought tolerant once established 

Soil Conditions: I like well-draining soil 

Size

I grow to  2 m H x 1 m W. I can be kept clipped to under 1m if required, which will encourage more new leaf growth.

Growing

The Acmena fancies a sunny spot in well-drained soil. She likes to be protected from the wind, salt spray and can tolerate frost. We recommend mulch and watering regularly until the plant is established. Prune as required to encourage the new little growth and fertilise using a slow-release organic native fertiliser in the growing season only.

 

Delivery

Our plants are beautifully grown, mature tube stock with well-developed roots. They are guaranteed sun-hardened, can be planted directly into the ground and are excellent performers for your garden.

We carefully package your plants into a customised box to ensure safe transport, happy plants and fast delivery to your door

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