Metrosideros thomasii (Christmas Bush)

Metrosideros thomasii (Christmas Bush)
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Metrosideros thomasii (Christmas Bush)

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The Christmas Bush, or Metrosideros thomasii, is a hardy shrub or small tree with soft-to-the-touch green and silvery foliage. Beautiful orange-red pincushion flowers start to bloom in the spring and continue to bloom all summer. This is a fantastic choice for coastal gardens because to its high salt tolerance. Use for a substantial hedge, a showpiece plant, or to draw birds. grows to be 3 metres tall and 3 metres wide. accepts sandy and well-drained clay loam soils. Up till establishment, water well. After flowering, prune to keep your desired form. Use a low phosphorus, slow release fertiliser early in the spring.

Light requirement: Full Sun and Part sun/part shade

Water requirement: Low

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Skill level: Beginner

Growth rate: Intermediate

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Drought tolerance: High

Frost tolerance: Medium

Wind tolerance: High

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Mature height: 3 m

Mature width: 3 m

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Colour: Green

Variegation: No

Size: Small/medium

Seasonality: Evergreen

Flowering: Yes; profuse/bright display

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Fruit: No

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