Bottlebrush Tree Plant - 1 Gallon

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$37.77

Latin Name: Callistemon

 

Evergreen: is unique with numerous pendulous branches with bottle-brush shaped blooms.

Flower Color: cherry-red blooms

Bloom Time: in late spring through summer.

Habit: densely compact, upright growth

Foliage: densely compact, upright growth

 

Mature Height: 12-15 feet

Mature Width: 8-10 feet

 

Uses: best as a small tree, background plant, hedge, grouping, and makes a great container plant.


Amount of Sunlight: Thrives in full sun; Tolerates shade


Amount of Water: Water regularly; more frequent watering in extreme heat; Drought tolerant


Soil Conditions: Adaptable to a variety of soils; Prefers well-drained soil


Cold Hardiness Zone: 9-11

This adaptable evergreen shrub needs a regular water schedule to ensure the growth of a mature root system. After the mature root system is established, watering is needed occasionally, except during a drought, watering is needed regularly.

Prune often to encourage new growth, and shear annually to maintain desired shape.