New Zealand Christmas Bush Fiji
Metrosideros vitiencensis 'Fiji'
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This hardy, tropical large shrub has glossy, dark green leaves and deep burgundy new growth with fluffy, bright crimson flowers in Spring and Summer, attracting bees, butterflies and birds. Ideal for full sun and part shade in garden beds as a feature.

Size — 170mm
Growth Width — 2.5m
Growth Height — 3m
Drought Tolerant
Frost Tolerant
Flower Colour — Red
Light Requirements — Full sun, Part Shade
Soil Requirements — Sandy soil, 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.