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Merchandise > Metrosideros excelsa

 

Metrosideros excelsa – New Zealand Christmas Tree

 
Engaged on getting this plant out within the area however it’s not but accessible – itemizing for info solely! 

 
Behavior and Cultural Data
Class: Tree
Household: Myrtaceae (Myrtles)
Origin: New Zealand (Australasia)
Evergreen: Sure
Bloomtime: Spring/Summer season
Synonyms: [Metrosideros excelsus, M. tomentosa]
Top: 20-30 ft
Width: 10-15 ft
Publicity: Full Solar
Seaside: Sure
Summer season Dry: Sure
Irrigation (H2O Information): Low Water Wants
Winter Hardiness: 25-30° F
Metrosideros excelsa (New Zealand Christmas Tree) – This slender upright evergreen tree will take full solar and is drought tolerant. Scarlet flowers seem in spring by summer time. It could attain as much as 20 to 30 ft tall by about 12 to 15 ft extensive. It does properly in seaside situations and is hardy to about 25-30 levels F. Helpful for its slender upright behavior. An excellent road tree in Santa Barbara. Is it M excelsus or M. excelsa: appears that many US sources (Sundown, Hortus) cite the particular epithet as “excelsus” whereas most British and New Zealand sources (RHS Exncyclopaedia, Flora of New Zealand) use “excelsa”. Since this tree hails from New Zealand we observe their spelling of “excelsa”. Now we have grown this plant in bush and tree type on and off since our nursery was extablished in 1979. This plant is availbable from many sources however we not develop it. 
The data on this web page relies on the analysis that we’ve carried out about this plant within the San Marcos Growers library, from what we’ve discovered on dependable on-line sources, in addition to from observations manufactured from our crops of this plant rising within the nursery and of crops rising within the nursery’s backyard and people in different gardens the place we could have noticed it. We even have integrated feedback obtained from others and welcome getting suggestions from those that could have extra info, significantly if this info consists of cultural info that may support others in rising Metrosideros excelsa.
 
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