Metrosideros excelsa ‘Vibrance’

Pohutakawa

Features

  • Bright vibrant red flowers at Christmas time.
  • The very best coloured of all the selections.
  • Green foliage with grey tinge.
  • Withstands light frosts once a few years old.

Uses

  • Suitable for coastal planting as it ¬†withstands salt and wind.
  • Can be clipped to form a loose hedge and give protection.
  • Roots are fibrous and work well for erosion control.

Growing Conditions

  • Very coastal and wind hardy.
  • Light frosts.
  • Grows in dry to very moist soil conditions.

 

Height Width
5 year old tree 1.5m .75m
10 year old tree 2.5m 1.5m
Country of Origin:   New Zealand
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