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Metrosideros fulgens 'Gold'


Metrosideros fulgens 'Gold'

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
This liane or shrub when grown from seed will cling to a support to reach higher light levels.Once there it develops its adult foliage and flowers. When propagated as an adult plant it forms a bushy shrub with oval leathery green leaves on stiff branchlets. Masses of golden-yellow flowers appear in summer to winter. Eyecatching! It will tolerate some frost, grows in sun or semi-shade. Will not thrive in dry soils.

 
Genus
Metrosideros
Species   fulgens
Cultivar   'Gold'

Common name
Rata, Aka

Family name
Myrtaceae
Place of origin
New Zealand


DETAILS
Height
3 m
Width
2 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
Cool roots / sunny top / Grows in sun or shade / Tolerates coastal sites / Will tolerate moderate frosts

Enthusiast / Indigenous / Magnificent / Nourishment / Sanctuary / Texture

Shrubs

Category
Large, over 3 metres.
Availability
We have this currently available in a POT 4 container. Ask for it at your retailer.
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