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BILLARDIERA longiflora 'Cherry Berry'

Commonly known as Appleberry

Creamy-white flowers followed by large red berries
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Available Early Spring 2021 - Should be available March/April onwards depending on growing conditions.
£16.50 each

Delivery Information Available Early Spring 2021
  • Evergreen - linear-lance-shaped, deep green leaves 1.5-4.5cm (½-1¾in) long.
  • Cream - creamy white
  • White
  • Height - 2-3m (6½-10ft)
  • 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. Flowers are followed by oblong-ovoid berries 2cm (¾in) 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)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade - requires a sheltered site.
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - red spider mites under glass.
  • Place of origin - Australia(New South Wales to Tasmania).
  • Flower Shape - Bell/Lantern - - pendent, solitary, narrowly bell-shaped flowers 2-3cm (¾-1¼in) long
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 6
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs or climbers that need little to no pruning.
    Action: Trim back shoots that spoil symmetry and to fit available space.
    When: Annually after flowering if on previous year's growth, or in later Winter or Spring if flowering on current year's growth, or as requires.

    RHS group 9 & 11
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - humus- rich
  • Neutral to acid soil
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Billardiera - Growing Guide

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