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Pōhutukawa (Chrismastree)

Metrosideros excelsa


This is one of the most beautiful flower trees I have ever seen! In New Zealand they cal it the christmastree.

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FoTony 8 years ago

Hahaa Translation problem! I thought that it was for garden plants in general.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 8 years ago

Hi FoTony,
Good photo.
Interesting that you put this in 'Vegetable varietes for gardeners' .Is this edible in some way?

Antoine Verfaille
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Antoine Verfaille

New Zealand

Spotted on Jan 12, 2010
Submitted on Jan 10, 2012

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