Also Known as: Southern Rata
Next Crop is 2019
Height - 15m
Metrosideros umbellata (NZ Native)
A native New Zealand tree with leathery lance shaped leaves and vivid red flowers in summer this makes a stunning feature tree. A cold climate relative to pohutukawa able to withstand frosts. Grown as a Christmas tree in the South Island of New Zealand.
Approximate viable seed per gram: More than 600
Packet of 100 seeds $18.00
2 grams $46
How to Grow
Recommended pre-germination seed treatment:
Seed germinates without pretreatment. This seed requires light to germinate. For best results germinate the seed on top of moist seed raising mix, don't cover just keep moist until germination is complete.