Metrosideros excelsa Maori princess – Pohutukawa

  • Description
A selected cultivar which has a more upright habit. Distinctive darker green leaves. Flowers are striking red.  Will tolerate very tough conditions including salt-laden wind poor soil dry and full sun. Prefers well drained soil. Grows apx. 7 x 5m but easily trimmed.
Height x Width 7 x 5
Height Range Medium 5-10m
Growth Rate Moderate
Plant Type Tree
Shape Pyramidical
Country of Origin New Zealand
Similar to Consider Other Metrosideros,
  • Leaf
Leaf Colour Green
  • Flower
Flower Colour Red
Fragrant? No
Tolerates Dry Yes
  • Uses
Specimen Yes
Screening / Shelter Yes
Bird Feeding Yes
 Note: Growth, height and grade information are given in good faith but are subject to natural variables beyond our control.