|Common name||Northern Rata Cross|
|Approx size in 10 years||4 x 3m|
- Grade: 40-50cm
- Common name:: Northern Rata Cross
- Code:: PB5
- Approx size in 10 years: 4 x 3m
A natural hybrid of M. excelsa and M. robusta discovered on Great Barrier Island. It has stunning scarlet flowers December/January on deep, dark-green foliage. A tidy, small tree, compact with a semi-upright growth. Will tolerate very tough conditions including salt-laden winds and poor soil. Evergreen. Semi-hardy.