METROSIDEROS EXCELSA MAORI PRINCESS - MAORI PRINCESS POHUTUKAWA
A selection of Metrosideros excelsa from Taranaki, Maori Princess has a conical upright form making it a great tree for streets or narrow situations. It has all the great features of a traditional Pohutakawa; dark, rich, green, oval-shaped leaves, crimson red flowers and rough dark brown bark. It has a very straight trunk.
Hedging and screening
NZ native theme
Beyond the norm
Maori Princess forms a spectacular hedge that will tolerate almost all situations. Clip often to maintain great form.
15 year height
Sandy, moist free draining, generally hardy to most soil types
Frost tender as juvenile plant
Red flower at Christmas time
NZ (New Plymouth)
19lt, 45lt, 160lt