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Callistemon salignus Red

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Callistemon salignus Red Willow Bottlebrush,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs, Trees Dense

Description:
Densely foliaged native large shrub/small tree with white, papery bark and willow-like green foliage. Red bottlebrush flowers appear in Spring. Fast growing, will develop a lovely weeping canopy in 5 years. Will tolerate waterlogged sites. Great for hedging. Grows approx 7m tall x 5m wide

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

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Clay, Loam

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Habitat, Hedging / Screening, Park And Gardens, Wind Break

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

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: Spring
Fruit: Yes

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