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Acmena ingens


Order: Arecales
   Family: Arecaceae
            Genus: Acmena
                        Specie: Acmena ingens

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 100 ft (30 m)

Cultivation: Deep well-drained soil

Features: Glossy green leaves; white flowers in summer; globular red berries

Uses: Seaside gardens Shade tree Bird-attracting plant

Zones: 9-11

Description: In rich lowland rainforests of its native Australia, from northeastern New South Wales to southeastern Queensland, this fine tree can reach heights of up to 100 ft (30 m), but planted out in the open it seldom exceeds half that height. Of erect habit when

Growth Habit: Upright, spreading with age

Comments: Seldom reaches full height out of natural rainforest habitat

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