Chilean Firebush

Embothrium coccineum

In late spring spectacular narrow tubular orange flowers emerge on this narrowly conical tree. Semi-evergreen and needs a sheltered spot, against a wall is ideal.

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Description

Embothrium coccineum

Common Name: Chilean Firebush

Native : Chile

Provenance:

Size and Spread(10yrs):  7m x 3m

Treatment required: can need cold stratification up to 12weeks. Needs light to germinate.

Seed/kg:

Ideal sowing period: Anytime, if indoors. Autumn, if outdoors in a coldframe

Soil Conditions: Rich in humus, well drained and on the acid side.

Planting Instructions: Protect from cold winds. Needs a sheltered spot.

Mature Height:10m approx.


			

Additional information

Weight 5.00 g
Genus

Embothrium

Family

Proteaceae

Flowering Month

May, June

Colour

orange

Hardiness

Hardy

Life Cycle

tree

Evergreen

semi-evergreen

Interest

flowers

Requires

shelter, sun

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