Metrosideros ‘Spring Fire’

Pohutakawa

Features

  • Red/orange flowers in spring and early   summer.
  • Lush tropical looking foliage—light green when young, maturing to a darker green.

Uses

  • Makes a great wind screen for coastal gardens.
  • Attractive nectar filled flowers in spring for native birds.
  • Can be grown in containers.

Growing Conditions

  • Very coastal and wind hardy.
  • Will tolerate light frosts.
  • Prefers full sun.
  • Will cope with most soil conditions except water-logged and very dry.

 

Height Width
5 year old tree 2.0m 1.5m
10 year old tree 3.0m 3.0m
Country of Origin:   Pacific Islands
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