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Callistemon citrinus

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Wantirna
A10
Size: 14cm
Available: 23
$/Unit (EX GST): $5.78 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $6.35 inc GST
B8
Size: 30cm
Available: 5
$/Unit (EX GST): $41.16 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $45.28 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Callistemon citrinus Bottlebrush, Common Red Bottlebrush, Crimson Bottlebrush,

Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Dense, Shrub Like, Upright

Description:
Popular bushy upright native shrub with dark green foliage and bright red fluffy brush-like flowers from Spring through to Autumn. Great to use for screening and hedging. Bird attracting flowers. Grows approx. 6m tall x 5m wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
4-10m 2-4m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Any, Clay, Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Erosion Control, Habitat, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Park And Gardens

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Prefers well drained soils and responds well to a light prune after flowering. Water well until established. Prune after flowering to maintain a bushy growth habit.

Plant Care
Keep moist during dry periods, Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Myrtaceae Australia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Red
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn, Spring, Summer
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: High
Wind: High
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