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Approximately 1500.00 seeds per gram
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The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Metrosideros excelsa is cold hardy
USDA Zone:9 20° to 30°F (-6.5° to -1°C)
|Type of plant - evergreen tree
Flower or inflorescence:
RED, in infl., stamens to 3.0cm., striking..will flower smallish in pot
capsule to 9mm. long...(surface germinate in light)
ell. to10x3cm., WHITE felty under
|Height, in meters: 20
Height, in feet: 66.00
|Metrosideros excelsa seeds may be subject to seasonal availability
Synonyms (alternative names) for Metrosideros excelsa:
Common names for Metrosideros excelsa:
|Eisenholzbaum, New Zealand Christmas Tree, Pohutukawa,|
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Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds.
Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like
require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.|
Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet,
the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Metrosideros excelsa seeds will usually germinate in 15-60 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.
Sow Metrosideros excelsa seeds on the surface of moist compost, use a translucent cover to allow light in and to keep the compost humid and warm (do not place in direct sunlight)
Unlikely to germinate in deep shade.