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Metrosideros Thomasii 400mm Extra Large Instant Hedging New Zealand Christmas Bush


Botanical Name: Metrosiderous Thomasii 400mm Pot

Common Name: New Zealand Christmas Bush

Current Height (from the top of the pot): 1500mm

The New Zealand Christmas Bush is a hardy small tree that has glossy foliage and pom-pom flowers. It appreciates some TLC when young and in return will reap the benefits. It grows to an umbrella shapes and is extremely long living.


  • Hardy, small tree
  • Glossy, green-grey, oval-shaped foliage
  • Dense habit
  • Umbrella-shaped once established and mature
  • Crimson, pom-pom flowers blossom in spring
  • Long-living


Full sun

Ideal For:

  • Screening  
  • Hedging  
  • Potting
  • Tubs

Plant Apart:

1 to 1.5m apart

Height at Maturity:


Average Height:

Environment Conditions:

  • Soil:
    • Adaptable to a wide range of soils
    • Prefers moist, well-drained soil
  • Climate:
    • Tolerant of coastal conditions
  • Durability:
    • Prefers moisture when young
    • Drought tolerance once established
    • Tolerates salty winds


  • Prune to shape
  • Appreciates regular watering when young
  • Can be pruned as a hedge
  • Avoid frosts
  • Low maintenance once established


  • Cottage designs
  • Mediterranean designs

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