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Metrosideros umbellata. 'Harlequin'


Metrosideros umbellata. 'Harlequin' Metrosideros umbellata. 'Harlequin'

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
A small tree selected by Joe Cartman. It has dense narrow pointed green leaves with a gold edge on erect branches. Masses of small red flowers occur in clusters from November to March. It would grow naturally in high rainfall areas, lowland to subalpine, mostly South Island. It grows slowly, prefers good soil moisture, and a cooler climate. Prefers not to be shaded out by other plants. Frost hardy.

 
Genus
Metrosideros
Species   umbellata.
Cultivar   'Harlequin'

Common name
Variegated Southern Rata

Family name
Myrtaceae
Place of origin
New Zealand


DETAILS
Height
4 m
Width
1 m
(expected growth in average NZ conditions in 5 to 10 years)
Leaves
Evergreen

Soil Type
Grows in most soil types / Prefers good loamy soil

Moisture
Prefers even soil moisture

Exposure
Grows in sun or semi-shade / Prefers a cool climate / Will tolerate moderate frosts

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Category
Medium 10 to 18 metre.
Availability
We have this currently available in a POT 2.5 container. Ask for it at your retailer.
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