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METROSIDEROS kermadecensis 'Tahiti'

Commonly known as Pohutakawa

Dwarf habit, rounded leaves and clusters of orange red flowers
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Availability yet to be determined - We don't yet know when or if this plant is coming back into stock
£16.00 each
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plant size comparison icon 1 to 1.5 Litre
  • Evergreen
  • Red - orange red
  • Height - 1m (39in)
  • Spread - 1m (39in)
  • Dwarf shrub - Typically only grows to a maximum of one or two feet in height but there will be some exceptions.
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter - Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
  • Full sun - protect from drying winds
  • Additional Features - Exotic plants -
  • Good to know - a good tub subject.
  • Pests & Diseases - scale insects can be a problem under glass
  • Place of origin - a selection from the Kermadec Islands of New Zealand
  • Flower Shape - Trumpet -
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Patio / pot plants -
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
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  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - moderately fertile. Humus-rich
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Metrosideros - Growing Guide
1m (39in)
Dwarf Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1m (39in)
 

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