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Metrosideros collina Fiji

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Metrosideros collina Fiji

MetcolFij
$0.00 ex GST
 
Wantirna
B4
Size: 17cm
Available: 27
$/Unit (EX GST): $13.68 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $15.05 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Metrosideros collina Fiji TBA

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Dense, Shrub Like, Upright, Upright Narrow

Description:
A large evergreen shrub to 3m high, which is indigenous to the Pacific area. A must for all gardens, this hardy plant features dark green foliage with striking deep burgundy new growth. Small red flowers appear at times in Spring and Summer. Great feature plant, responds well to clipping. Ideal for a privacy hedge

Mature Height: Mature Width:
2-4m 2-4m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Tropical Garden, Wind Break

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Prefer full sun or partly shaded position in well drained soil, will tolerate coastal conditions. Frost protection would be beneficial for young plants. For best results feed with a long term slow release fertiliser in late winter after frosts have cleared, and prune lightly to promote burgundy new growth. Information and images courtesy of Touch of Class Plants.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Myrtaceae PacificIslands

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Burgundy, Green
Flower Colour: Red
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Slow
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: Moderate
Wind: High
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