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A small genus with only 1 described evergreen or semi-evergreen tree species also known as Chilean firebush. Typically grown for their showy flowers, these are waxy, red and tubular, borne on unbranched stems in bright bunches. Occasionally white or yellow flowers are seen. Well suited to a woodland garden, this genus grows best in a sheltered location, but in warmer climates may be grown more in the open as a specimen tree.
Common problems with Embothrium
How to propagate Embothrium
By cuttings in summer, suckers in spring or autumn.
Seed in spring or autumn.
Other uses of Embothrium
Grown for their flowers