LILLY PILLY - PURPLE CHERRY
Masses of white flowers appear in the spring, followed by fruits every second or third summer. The large brightly coloured purple fruit are tasteless and floury by human standards. The tree is a splendid ornamental, hardy in full sun and tolerant of some frost. It can grow into a large buttressed 35-40m tree. The bright red new growth can be seen from a distance.
Plant Information or Specifications
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Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions)
Plants required to Pollinate
1 (Self Pollinating)
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Can it Handle Frosts?
Likes Temps above 5deg, Sometimes, Yes
Amount of leaves in Winter?
All Leaves (Evergreen)
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Suitability in Pots
Yes with 35L+ Pot
Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree?
Can be pruned to 2m
Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest
Sun or Shade
Full (Sun:80%-100%), Part (Sun:50-80%)
Preferred Soil Type
Perfect Drainage (Sand/Volcanic), Good Drainage
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