Prepare to be enchanted by the New Zealand Christmas Tree, a stunning evergreen that puts on a vibrant, festive display during the holiday season. Let's uncover the secrets to nurturing this remarkable tree in your outdoor space.
Metrosideros excelsa is a striking evergreen that boasts an abundance of bright red, bottlebrush-like flowers during the summer months, its main identification feature. It can grow to impressive heights, often reaching 30-60 feet (9-18 meters) or more, with a similar spread. Its glossy green leaves provide an elegant backdrop to its colorful blooms.