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Planting tip
Soak the rootball of your plant in a bucket of water to wet thoroughly prior to planting. For extra goodness, add a bit of liquid fertiliser.
Metrosideros excelsa
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Metrosideros excelsa
These three pohutukawas grown at our home site are being settled into their new home where they provide instant screening from the 2-storeyed house on the opposite side of the roadway. See May 2011 Update for further details.

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On 23/01/2012, Anonymous said:
The middle tree has died
On 31/01/2012, Geoff Davidson said:
Thatís sad to hear. Unfortunately, the ideal spot for screening purposes is not always Natureís ideal spot for growing trees. Hopefully this summerís moisture and warmth will give the two surviving trees a growth spurt sufficient to fill the gap.