The Goldilocks of NZ Christmas bushes - tall enough to stop stickybeaks peeking into your garden, and short enough to let the light in and not need constant clipping. It's colourful enough to brighten a garden with pops of scarlet red colour, and subtle enough to work with any garden theme. Beautiful for glossy hedging and as a feature flowering shrub.We love Mini Christmas for its deep red stems, bright shiny leaves, ideal mature height
Metrosideros excelsa 'Mini Christmas' PBR - NZ Christmas bush
APPEARANCE :Medium-sized New Zealand Christmas bush, glossy rounded leaves on bright red stems; red fluffy nectar-rich flowers USE FOR : Salt and wind tolerant for sea side planting; bird attracting flowers; privacy hedge; as a feature plant. PLANTING: Plant in full sun or a partly shaded location, full sun will yield the best flowering season. CARE:Requires little attention after establishing in the garden. Remove any untidy stems after flowering and fertilise using a slow release fertiliser yearly. HEIGHT & WIDTH: 2m H x 1m W. YOUR PLANTS: These plants are tubestock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80mm high and 42 mm wide. You can see an example in the image gallery
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