Metrosideros ‘Karamea Queen’



  • Dark red stems on new growth from  Northern Rata
  • Dark green foliage from Southern Rata.
  • Red summer flowers from Southern Rata.
  • Attractive to birds.


  • A stunning tree used as a specimen in the lawn or as a screen for wind or privacy.
  • A touch, good looking tree.
  • Can be grown bushy to the ground or limbed up for avenue planting.
  • Can be grown in containers.

Growing Conditions

  • Very wind and frost hardy.
  • Will cope in some coastal situations.
  • Prefers full sun to partial shade.
  • Will grow in most soils except the extremes
Height Width
5 year old tree 1.25m 1.0m
10 year old tree 2.5m 2.0m
Country of Origin:   New Zealand
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