Metrosideros excelsa 'Lighthouse'


metrosideros excelsa lighthouse pohutukawa
metrosideros excelsa lighthouse pohutukawa
metrosideros excelsa lighthouse pohutukawa flower
metrosideros excelsa lighthouse pohutukawa foliage
metrosideros excelsa lighthouse pohutukawa new foliage
metrosideros excelsa lighthouse pohutukawa street tree

A more compact and erect-growing pohutukawa. Produces beautiful bright-red flowers from early to mid-summer. Vulnerable to heavy frosts, especially when young. Hardy tree, tolerating most soil and environmental conditions.

Foliage Colour

Flower Colour

Flowering Season

native tree Native
evergreen tree Evergreen
tolerates coastal sites Tolerates coastal sites
tolerates windy sites Tolerates windy sites
tolerates drought Tolerates drought
clay soils Clay soils
poor draining soils Poor draining soils
dry soils Dry soils
attracts bees Attracts bees
attracts birds Attracts birds

10 Year Size

tree shape

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Grades coming on:

The grade size is the size of the bag/pot the tree is in. This is measured in either litres or pints per bag.

The average height is the overall height of the tree from the bottom of the trunk to the top of the tree, averaged across the trees we have in this grade.

The standard height is the height of the clear trunk from the bottom of the trunk to the graft or the first branch (if it is not grafted). If you don't want a standard tree, select 'None' as the standard height.

Grades that are coming on are not yet ready for sale. You can place a pre-order for a 50% deposit and we will hold the stock until it is ready. Enquire if interested.

Photos are for reference only and do not necessarily reflect the final product delivered. Prices subject to change without notice. Actual stock quantity may differ. Heights are given in good faith but we give no guarantee as to the height of the final product. If you would like a current photo of any of the grades, please get in touch.

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