Metrosideros ‘Umbellata’

Southern Rata


  • Nectar producing, bright red flowers, appear in late spring to summer.
  • Has attractive dark green foliage which is narrow and pointed at the tip.
  • Slow growing tree with a rounded top.


  • Nectar producing flowers.
  • Stunning specimen tree in medium sized garden or park.

Growing Conditions

  • Prefers average soils, but will grow  in swampy to dry conditions.
  • Frost hardy and grow as far south as Stewart Island
  • Grows in full sun or light shade.


Height Width
5 year old tree 1.2m .8m
10 year old tree 2.0m 1.2m
Country of Origin:   New Zealand
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