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Lilly pilly root system-will it damage the neighbours retaining wall if I plant along my fence line?

I want to plant some lilly pillys (winter lights variety) along my fence as a screen. The neighbours have a retaining wall which is quite close to the fence. What are the chances that the roots of the lilly pillys will damage the retaining wall?

Submitted: 05:31PM, 12 Oct 2018
Answer: Thank you for contacting Yates.

Lillypilly is a small tree that’s suitable to be planted along fence and retaining walls. You may need to keep the plant pruned regularly to form a solid hedge. Before planting, I suggest improving soil by digging in some Yates Dynamic Lifter Soil Improver & Plant Fertiliser, which is a manure based, certified organic fertiliser, and will provide all the nutrients (nitrogen, potassium and phosphorus) for your plants need to grow and thrive.

Hope this helps and happy gardening.
Best Regards,
Louise
Yates Horticulturist

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Answered: 08:09PM, 12 Oct 2018

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