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Metrosideros thomasii - NZ Christmas bush

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Flame-red fluffy flowers on a very dense shrub, perfect for hedging, windbreaks, privacy screens to 5m. Soft silver-lime new growth throughout the year. Thrives in coastal, windy and exposed sites. Ideal refuge plant for native birds, who love the blossoms' nectar.

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Metrosideros thomasii
New Zealand Christmas Bush

DESCRIPTION: New Zealand Christmas Bush is a shrub to small tree with soft new growth at most times of the year.  Open but tidy in habit it makes a great hedge.  Lovely orange red pin cushion flower in spring-summer
USES: Salt tolerant for sea side planting, bird attracting and makes a great hedge or on its own as a specimen plant. Wind tolerant
CARE: Well drained clay loams or sandy soil with a neutral to acid pH. Does like dry spells.  Cut back as required but not too much.
HEIGHT & WIDTH: 3-5m H x 5m W.
PLEASE NOTE: These are tube-stock plants, with the benefit of being a young plant they will establish quickly in your garden. The average size of your plants will be 15 -25 cm in height including the pot height of 80 mm x 42 mm wide.

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