Lemon Twist™ Metrosideros excelsa 'LEMON TWIST'
Plant Description: This is a variegated shrub with splashes of yellow variegation on its green foliage. It has a dwarf habit and is great for colour contrast.
Height & Width: 1.5m high x 1m wide.
Foliage: Green and yellow variegated foliage.
Flowers: Red flowers in summer.
Uses: Hedging plant (also for borders, in pots and planter boxes).
Position & Tolerances: Full sun position. Frost & drought tender shrub.
Soil Type: Most soil types, but prefers good drainage.
Best Planting Time: Spring & autumn.
Where it thrives: All frost free and light to moderate frost regions for all states including NT.
Pruning: Only requires light pruning.
Establishment & Extra Care:
- Water as required for 8-13 weeks until established.
- Moderate top up watering required after establishment.
- Plant in a well mulched garden, a chunky mulch is recommended.
- Use slow release fertiliser in spring, if required.
Lemon Twist™ Metrosideros is not currently available for purchase online.