THE CRIMSON BOTTLEBRUSH - CALLISTEMON CITRINUS -

THE CRIMSON BOTTLEBRUSH - CALLISTEMON CITRINUS - By LA PEROUSE NSW Science Images [COPYRIGHT CSIROCC BY-SA 3.0] (Photo Credits)

Callistemon - Crimson

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This hardy shrub is probably the best known bottlebrush and is widely cultivated. The bright red flower-spikes appear in summer and autumn. Grows well in wet conditions. Plants should be lightly pruned and fertilised after flowering. 4m

$2.50

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Specifications of Callistemon - Crimson

Preferred Climate Subtropical, Warm TemperateLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From SeedlingLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 2-5m

Plants required to Pollinate 1 (Self Pollinating)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Yes

Amount of leaves in Winter? All Leaves (Evergreen)

Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas SA, WA

Suitability in Pots Yes

Water Requirements Drought Hardy (Little Watering)

Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree? Can be pruned to 2m

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest 2-3 Years

Sun or Shade Full (Sun:80%-100%)

Preferred Soil Type Good Drainage

Soil pH Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)

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