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New Zealand’s coastline is outlined in red at Christmas time, as magnificent Pohutukawa burst into masses of red flowers, providing a spectacular display and rich source of nectar for bees and native birds.
Fill a seed tray with Yates Black Magic Seed Raising Mix. Press mix firmly into tray; water and allow to drain. Sow seed and cover lightly with seed raising mix. Place tray in a warm, shady, sheltered place and mist with water, as required, to keep moist (not wet).
Spring, Autumn. Germination times of native seeds vary from 2 weeks to several months. Once seedlings are 3-5cm high, transplant into small individual pots. Grow on untill a root ball establishes and transplant into the garden or containers.
Cover seeds with a very fine layer of mix only, as light enhances germination. Apply Yates Blitzem to protect young seedlings from slugs and snails.
Store in a cool dry place away from direct Sunlight. Keep out of reach of children and pets.
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At least 5m