Metrosideros excelsa (Pohutukawa)

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Tree heights and widths are the approximate 10-year size. They are indicative only and will be affected by the environmental conditions of the site the tree is planted in.

Description

Thrives in coastal situations. Will tolerate poor soils, wet, and drought conditions. Forms a large, broad-headed tree with thick, grey-green leaves. A profusion of glowing, crimson-red flowers borne from early to mid-summer. They attract nectar-seeking birds. Can be pruned as hedges and screens or left as a specimen. Metrosideros excelsa (Pohutukawa) grows to 8m (H) x 8m (W) in 10 years.

Attributes

Types

Evergreen, Native

Height

8m

Tolerates

Clay Soils, Coastal Sites, Dry Sites, Wet Sites, Windy Sites

Uses

Attracts Birds/Bees, Hedging/Screening, Street

Flower Colour

Red

Flowering Season

Summer

Width

8m

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