Waterhousea floribunda ‘Weeping Lily Pilly’-Wholesale Nurseries
One of a number of native trees that is making an impact with landscapers is Waterhousea floribunda. Used both for hedging as well as being a useful small to medium sized shade tree.
Waterhousea floribunda ‘Weeping Lily Pilly’ trees will grow to 15m however they can easily be kept to 4-5m with regular pruning.
A medium growing native rainforest tree with pendulous or weeping foliage Waterhousea floribunda makes a nice specimen tree and is also suited for use as an informal hedging plant or screen.
Clusters of white flowers in Summer this is a reasonably fast growing tree with a root system that is not invasive.
It will reach 8m plus however it can be easily pruned to maintain size. Growth rate is regarded as medium to fast and will be improved with adequate water and some fertilizer.
Fertilizing Waterhousea floribunda
Try native Osmocote or another Australian Native plant fertilizer early spring and autumn
Pruning Waterhousea floribunda
Left to grow without pruning Waterhousea floribunda or “Weeping Lilly Pilly” will easily reach 8 – 15m. Foliage will weep down to cover the base of the plant. Pruning to maintain a smaller hedge or screen can be carries out in early spring. Originally from rainforest areas this Lilly Pilly is perhaps not as drought tolerant as some others, however Waterhousia floribunda makes a great screening tree. See also other Lilly Pilly Varieties
Waterhousea floribunda with its pendulous foliage makes an attractive tree for use in the garden or for general landscaping purposes.
Useful as a screening tree or tall hedge reaching 10m plus and with a nice dense foliage and a weeping habit it is excellent for this purpose.
Easily pruned to keep it to a lower height and with the advantage of having foliage right down the trunk it can make a complete screen.
Wholesale Nurseries, Tube Stock and advanced specimens for sale.
Waterhousea floribunda is available for sale from the following participating nurseries.
1870 South Gippsland Hwy Cranbourne Vic 3977 - email:firstname.lastname@example.org
Growers of a wide range of native & exotic trees, shrubs, ground covers and climbers in 14cm pots Promotional & PBR Lines and garden hardy favourites. Supplying all states. www.faceysnursery.com.au
1750 Westernport Rd Heath Hill VIC 3981
Australias largest grower of semi advanced native and deciduous trees. .9 - 2.6mts high. Supplying councils, developers and landscapers. Includes Acacia implexa, acacia melanoxlylon.
111 Stanhope Road Theresa Park NSW 2570
Offering a variety of sun hardy Australian natives and exotic trees, shrubs, groundcover's and perennials from semi advanced through to super advanced and semi-mature stock.
2505 Westernport Road, Ripplebrook, Victoria
The largest range of deciduous and evergreen advanced trees from 1-12 metres with over 100,000 trees to select from. SpringRing® grown trees from 25 litre to 1000 litre as well as field grown specimen trees and mature palms. Australia-wide delivery