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Metrosideros Spring Fire

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Taller, slimmer NZ Christmas bush, perfect for privacy screening and hedging especially in coastal gardens. Big fluffy vermilion-red flowers and fresh pops of lime green from new leaf growth make this an attractive plant year round.

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Metrosideros 'Spring Fire' - NZ Christmas bush

DESCRIPTION: A large shrub to small tree with bright lime green soft new growth, large dark green leaves year round, and eye-catching fluffy orange-red pincushion flowers during spring and intermittently through the year. Slower growing than other metrosideros so needs less clipping.
PLANTING: Plant in full sun for rich foliage colour and prolific flowering. Tolerates part shade; might survive a light frost. Thrives in free draining soil.
USES: Salt and wind tolerant, ideal for sea-side planting, bird attracting and makes a great hedge or on its own as a specimen plant. Site away from pipework as roots can be troublesome.
CARE: Well drained clay loams or sandy soil with a neutral to acid pH. Prune lightly following after flowering is finished, or clip to maintain a lower hedge height. Fertilise with native-plant fertiliser early spring and at planting.
HEIGHT & WIDTH: 5m H x2m W.
YOUR PLANTS: These plants are tube-stock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80mm high and 42 mm wide.

We're not able to ship this product to South Australia or Western Australia for biosecurity reasons.

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