Metrosideros excelsa syn tomentosa – Pohutukawa or NZ Christmas Tree seeds x 100

$3.50

Large Exotic Tree, Frost Tolerant, Red Flower

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Pohutukawa or NZ Christmas Tree

Metrosideros excelsa syn. tomentosa

This plant is not on the Australian Noxious Weed List

A coastal, evergreen tree that produces a brilliant display of red flowers made up of a mass of stamens.  The Maori people revered it for its strength and beauty and it has regard by all people of New Zealand.

The Pohutukawa is a native of the coastal fringe of the North Island of New Zealand north of a line from New Plymouth to Gisborne. It once formed a continuous coastal fringe forest but agriculture and introduced pests have reduced it to 10 per cent of its former grandeur and the tree is considered ‘threatened’.

This tree grows up to 25 metres (80 ft) with a dome-like spreading crown, beautifully textured leaves and flowers from November to January in the Southern Hemisphere.

Offered is a packet of approximately 100 seeds with propagation notes.

All seed is posted in bubble wrap protection.

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Item specifics

Plant Habit: Large Tree Common Name: Pohutukawa or NZ Christmas Tree
Climate: Sub-tropical, Temperate, Mediterranean Season of Interest: Spring/Summer
Sunlight: Sun Watering: Medium
Genus: Metrosideros Type: Flowering
Foliage: Evergreen Soil pH: Neutral
Species: excelsa syn. tomentosa Soil Type: Clay, Loam, Sand
Plant Hardiness Zone (°C): 3 (-5°C to 0°C) Tolerance to: Frost tolerant
*ALL PICTURES SHOWN ARE FOR ILLUSTRATION PURPOSES ONLY

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