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Plant Description: This is an attractive large shrub/small tree with dense foliage that has ever changing colour. It is great for hedging.
Height & Width: 6m high x 2.5m wide.
Foliage: Glossy, rounded, broad deep green foliage, with new growth that flushes red to deep claret, then changes to a chocolate colour before hardening off to dark green.
Flowers: Clusters of small white flowers from October to December.
Uses: Hedging (or as a specimen plant).
Position & Tolerances: Full sun to part shade. Drought and cold tolerant. Highly Myrtle Rust Resistant. Psyllid Resistant. Fire Retardant.
Soil Type: Well drained to heavy clay soils.
Best Planting Time: March to November.
Planting Density: 1 plant per 1-2 linear metres (1 plants per 1-5m²).
Where it thrives: NSW, QLD, VIC, SA & WA.
Pruning: Prune yearly for a tidy hedge, or for a natural shape, every 2-3 years or not at all.
Establishment & Extra Care:
- Water as required for 8-13 weeks until established.
- Plant in a well mulched garden, a chunky mulch is recommended.
- Use slow release fertiliser in spring, if required.
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