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Plant Habit: Shrub
Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Plant Height: 6 to 15 feet
Plant Spread: 4 to 6 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Red
Bloom Size: 4"-5"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Summer
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Flowering Tree
Wildlife Attractant: Birds
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant

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Common names
  • Metrosideros

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Location: Heighleygate nursery Northumberland UK
Date: 2008-02-25
Location: Heighleygate nursery Northumberland UK
Date: 2008-02-25
Location: At a nursery
Date: 2008-05-14
Location: At a nursery
Date: 2008-05-14
Location: Wouw Netherlands
Location: At a nursery
Date: 2008-05-14
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Variegated leaves by Calif_Sue Oct 18, 2011 9:17 PM 1

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