Lewisham Road Prahran Project - Evergreen Trees Direct

Lewisham Road Prahran Project - Evergreen Trees Direct

Introducing Our Prahran Project: A Showcase of Natural Beauty

We were pleased to bring this project to life. The trees used in this project include:

🌳 Ficus Hillii Flash: Perfect for hedging and screening with dense, evergreen foliage and a moderate to fast growth rate. It reaches a height of 10-15 meters and requires minimal maintenance.

🍃 3 x Silver Birch (Betula Pendula Moss White): These striking deciduous trees boast white bark, lush green foliage, and a graceful form. They thrive in full sun to part shade and add elegance to any landscape.

Smaller shrubs: Arthipodium, Fatsia Japonica, Tractor Seat Plants, Helleborus orientalis, Hydrangea quercifolia, Buxus japonica.

Ficus Hillii Flash

Uses: Hedging and Screening
Mature height: Between 10 - 15 meters tall (approx). Height can be maintained with regular pruning.
Mature width: Between 3 - 5 meters (approx)
Growth Rate: Moderate to fast growth rate. It will grow around 30-60cm per year (approx) if the soil is fertile, evenly moist and well-drained.
Form: Upright with a dense branching habit
Foliage: Ficus Hillii Flash has dark green, slightly waxy in texture and has glossy leaves which are around 10cm long and 5cm wide. The leaves are arranged in pairs along the stems. The leaves are evergreen and will remain on the plant all year round.
Evergreen/ Deciduous: Evergreen Trees (foliage year round)
Pruning: Only needs to be pruned a few times a year. You can prune it more often to maintain your tree to desired height.
Position & Soil: Tolerates most soils in a full sun to part shade position. It prefers well-drained soil but is tolerant of most soil types as long as the soil is not waterlogged.
Maintenance: Low

Ficus Hillii Flash is a popular choice for hedging and screening due to its dense foliage and fast-growth habit. If you are looking for an evergreen tree that will provide privacy and noise reduction, Ficus Hillii Flash is a great option.

Ficus Hillii Flash  

Betula Pendula Moss White - Silver Birch

Uses: Ornamental, shade, windbreak
Mature Height: 15-24 meters
Mature Width: 6-12 meters
Growth Rate: Fast
Form: Upright, pyramidal when young, later rounded with drooping branches Foliage: Delicate, light green, triangular leaves
Evergreen/Deciduous: Deciduous
Pruning: Late winter/early spring, remove dead/diseased branches, thin if needed
Position & Soil: Prefers sunny to partially shaded areas, adaptable to various soil types
Maintenance: Regular watering, mulching, balanced fertilizer in spring, pest/disease inspection

The inclusion of these enchanting Silver Birch trees added a touch of elegance to the landscape design. Their distinctive white bark, combined with the lush green foliage, creates a captivating contrast. These deciduous trees thrive in full sun to part shade, allowing them to gracefully adapt to their surroundings. Standing tall at a height of 15-24 meters, these Silver Birch trees contribute to the overall charm and visual appeal of the project.

By incorporating these carefully selected trees, including the Ficus Hillii Flash for hedging and screening, as well as the majestic Silver Birch with its elegant form, we successfully transformed the Prahran project into a captivating and inviting space. The combination of these trees not only enhanced the aesthetic appeal but also contributed to a vibrant and sustainable environment.

Smaller Shrubs

To enhance the landscape, we carefully selected a variety of smaller shrubs for the project, including:

🌿 Arthropodium: Charming shrubs with strap-like leaves and delicate white flowers, ideal for ground cover.

🌿 Fatsia Japonica: Exotic shrubs with large, glossy leaves, suitable for both full sun and shade.

🌿 Tractor Seat Plants (Ligularia reniformis): Robust perennials with round leaves, thriving in moist, shady areas and featuring striking yellow flowers.

🌿 Helleborus orientalis: Elegant shrubs, also known as Lenten Rose, with downward-facing blooms in various colors, perfect for shade-loving areas.

🌿 Hydrangea quercifolia: Dramatic shrubs with large, oak-like foliage and cone-shaped flowers, thriving in partial shade.

🌿 Buxus japonica: Classic Japanese Boxwood, a popular choice for neat hedges and borders, offering dense evergreen foliage.

These carefully chosen smaller shrubs added texture, color, and structure to the landscape, creating a visually captivating and well-balanced design.

For more information, please contact us or send your plant schedules to sales@evergreentrees.com.au.

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