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Metrosideros xsub-tomentosa 'Mistral'


Metrosideros xsub-tomentosa 'Mistral' Metrosideros xsub-tomentosa 'Mistral'

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
A vigorous, erect growing tree, which is a natural hybrid between Northern rata and Pohutukawa, selected by Graeme Platt on the Coromandal. It has dark green leaves on strongly erect branches. Clusters of deep scarlet flowers appear over December and January. Very hardy to coastal and exposed conditions. Protect from frost when young.

 
Genus
Metrosideros
Species   xsub-tomentosa
Cultivar   'Mistral'

Common name
Flowering Rata
Hybrid
M. excelsa x M. robusta

Family name
Myrtaceae
Place of origin
New Zealand


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

Soil Type
Grows in most soil types / Needs well drained soil

Moisture
Tolerates dry soils

Exposure
Grows in exposed or coastal sites. / Prefers a sunny site / Will tolerate moderate frosts

Indigenous / Magnificent / Nourishment / Sanctuary / Texture

Trees

Category
Large over 18 metres.
Availability
We have this currently available in a Pot 15 & PB 6.5 containers. Ask for them at your retailer.
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