Metrosideros excelsa – Pohutukawa

  • Description
The giant of New Zealand Pohutukawa! A large growing spreading tree. Olive green leaves and bright crimson flowers usually from Dec. Colours ranging from scarlet to deep crimson. Will tolerate very tough conditions including salt laden wind, poor soil, dry and full sun.
Height x Width 15 x 8
Height Range Tall 10+
Growth Rate Moderate
Plant Type Tree
Shape Round
Country of Origin New Zealand
Similar to Consider Other Metrosideros
  • Leaf
Leaf Colour Green
  • Flower
Flower Colour Red
Fragrant? No
  • Uses
Specimen Yes
Good Shade Tree? 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.