Loves the Santa Barbara weather. Is a perfect coastal tree. Very drought tolerant.
This tree is native to New Zealand. The tree tends to be globe shaped and spreads with a low canopy. It blooms in spring or summer with showy red stamens which form the flowers. The leaves are a dark gray/green with leathery texture. The tree bears small brown or gray colored, capsule shaped seed pods, which appear in summer or fall. Tends to grow areal roots.
Sandy loam or chalky soil.