New Zealand Christmas Bush Little Dugald
Metrosideros collina 'Little Dugald'
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This hardy, tropical shrub has glossy, dark green leaves and bright green new growth with masses of small, bright and fluffy crimson flowers in Spring and Summer, attracting birds, bees and butterflies. Ideal for full sun and part shade exposed coastal conditions.

Size — 200mm
Growth Width — 1m
Growth Height — 2m
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.