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Approximately 600.00 seeds per gram
seed-counts are only a guide, not to be used for accurate calculations.
B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Metrosideros robusta is cold hardy
USDA Zone:8 10° to 20°F (-12° to -6.5°C)
|Type of plant - tree
Flower or inflorescence:
RED, many in infl.
oblong caps. to9mm.
ovate-obl. to 5x2cm
|Height, in meters: 25
Height, in feet: 82.50
|Metrosideros robusta seeds may be subject to seasonal availability
Common names for Metrosideros robusta:
|North Island Rata, Northern Rata, Rata,|
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|23||: New Zealand Natives and Introduced Species|
|190||: Trees and Shrubs For Mediterranean Climates|
|191||: Tropical Shrubs and Trees|
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 robusta seeds will usually germinate in 30-90 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.