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BILLARDIERA longiflora 'Cherry Berry'

Commonly known as Appleberry



Creamy-white flowers followed by large red berries
Further Reading....

  • Pests & Diseases - red spider mites under glass.
  • Place of Origin - Australia(New South Wales to Tasmania).
  • Height - 2 - 3m (6-10ft)
  • Climber - Some of these climbing plants will need trellis or wire supports if grown on walls or fences. Other grow aerial roots and are self-clinging - slender, wiry-stemmed climber. Solitary, pendent, narrowly bell-shaped flowers 2-3cm (¾-1¼in) long followed by oblong-ovoid berries.
  • Evergreen - linear-lance-shaped, deep green leaves 1.5-4.5cm (½-1¾in) long.
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter - Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus- rich
  • Neutral to acid soil
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade - requires a sheltered site.
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