New Zealand Christmas Tree
Metrosideros excelsa

Best in sun. Tolerates some shade. Moderate water. Grows 30 feet tall or more and spreads just as wide. Leaves are glossy green when new and mature to dark green.

Themes: Italian/Mediterranean, Spanish, Contemporary
Colors: Green
Kind: Evergreen
Form: Tree
Zones: 16, 17, 23, 24; H1, H2 (more info)
Characteristics: Fire Retardant