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Acmena smithii, Lilly Pilly

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 Acmena smithii
Family: Myrtaceae
Lilly Pilly
Origin: Australia
Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterWhite/off-white flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsEdible

The Lilly Pilly is fairly hardy and needs only a subtropical climate to flourish. Protection should be given from long or hard freezes. Plants enjoy profuse amounts of water, but will grow in drier areas. They grow best in areas of light sun or shade. Flowers are small and fluffy, with a creamy, white color. Flowering is generally Spring, and is followed by large bunches of the fruit which ripen a couple of months later.


 Acmena smithii, Lilly Pilly

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Acmena smithii, Lilly Pilly

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Acmena smithii, Lilly Pilly

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Acmena smithii, Lilly Pilly

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B. Richards McIntyre
Montana, USA
USDA Zone:5
13 Jul 2014
These are very beautiful tree's. The flowers and berries especially are very attractive. In case anyone is wondering, yes, those very pretty berries are indeed edible but they are somewhat insipid in taste and are better used to make jams, jellies etc. They do make a very delicious Jam. Lilly Pilly Jam! Or better yet, Lilly Pilly Jelly!


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