Toggle Nav
My Cart
Close
  • Menu

Metrosideros thomasii - NZ Christmas bush

Back in stock: Now
$3.70
In stock
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.

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

Metrosideros thomasii - New Zealand Christmas Bush

DESCRIPTION: Shrub to small tree with soft new growth at most times of the year. Open but tidy in habit it makes a great hedge. Fluffy orange-red pin cushion flowers in spring-summer
USES: Salt and wind tolerant for sea side planting, bird attracting and makes a great hedge or on its own as a specimen plant.
PLANTING: Plant in full sun for rich foliage colour and prolific flowering. Tolerates part shade. Thrives in free draining soil.
CARE: Well drained clay loams or sandy soil with a neutral to acid pH. Tolerates dry conditions. Prune lightly following after flowering is finished. Fertilise with native-plant fertiliser early spring and at planting.
HEIGHT & WIDTH: 3-5m H x 5m 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.

More Information
Back In Stock Now
You Might Also Like
© 2013 - Australian Plants Online
A.B.N 55 128 854 893