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Embothrium coccineum

Chilean fire bush, Notro, Ciruelillo, Fosforito

Price: €39.95

An unforgettable site when in full flower in early summer. The Chilean fire bush, as it is commonly known, is a much prized and unusual large shrub or small tree. It has masses of scarlet flowers, even at a young age, and can grow to a height of 10 - 20 m. However, it is not for every garden, as it requires milder conditions with a degree of shelter - it grows very well in coastal counties in Ireland. Further inland it requires a very protected spot. It requires moist but well-drained acidic/ lime free soil.  4L container / 60-90cms tall. Please note: items displayed on this website may not be in stock in each of our shops