Metrosideros Mistral – Pohutukawa

  • Description
A natural hybrid Excelsa x Robusta type discovered on Great Barrier Island. Has deep scarlet flowers late spring on dark green foliage. Tidy small tree compact and upright. Can be trimmed to a larger hedge / shelter. Will tolerate very tough conditions including salt-laden wind poor soil dry full sun.
Height x Width 5 x 3
Medium 5-10m
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 Deep scarlet 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.