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New Zealand Christmas Bush Dalese
Metrosideros tomentosa 'Dalese'
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This hardy and compact, low growing shrub has small lime green leaves with clusters of small, bright red flowers in Summer, attracting bees, butterflies and birds. Ideal for full sun and part shade in garden beds, borders or low hedging

Size — 200mm
Growth Width — 1m
Growth Height — 1.5m
Drought Tolerant
Frost Tolerant
Flower Colour — Red
Light Requirements — Full sun, Part Shade
Soil Requirements — Sandy soil, Special potting mix, Well drained soil
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Planting Advice

Incorporate planting compost such as Active 8, 50:50 with existing soil at time of planting, and water with Harvest once a week for the first 6 weeks. Keep well mulched.

Watering needs

Water deeply until established for the first 6 to 8 weeks.

Pruning Advice

Lightly prune regularly in the warmer months to maintain shape and size.