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Callistemon lanceolatus - Plant

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Best in moist, fertile, well-drained soils in full sun.Established plants tolerate some soil dryness.Grows in containers that must be overwintered indoors in a bright cool sun room or greenhouse.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name crimson bottlebrush
Melaleuca citrina (Curtis) Dum. Cou
Maximum Reachable Height 3.00 to 5.00 feet
Flower Colour Red
Bloom Time Seasonal bloomer
Difficulty Level easy to grow

Planting and care

Generally unfussy as to soil, they tolerate poor sandy conditions, but do not thrive in shallow, chalk soils unless plenty of organic matter is dug in. They will tolerate drought as long as it is not too prolonged. Once established they do not need special attention and are generally problem-free.

Callistemon lanceolatus care

A real sun lover, give it the brightest spot possible. You need to water bottlebrush for its first season, but when established plants are extremely drought tolerant. Despite heralding from warmer climes this plant is incredibly tough and will easily cope with temperatures down to -5C protect it in harder winters by covering with fleece or grow in pots so it can be moved indoors (a shed, front porch, garage or conservatory would be ideal).
If you cant grow them outdoors, or dont want to take the risk, they also make striking cool conservatory and greenhouse plants in borders or containe

Sunlight Full Sun to Partial Shade
Loves sunny spots
Watering Medium
Soil well-drained soil
Temperature 45F
Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer
Harvest Season Fluffy red cylindrical flower heads during late spring and summer
Extremely drought tolerant and winter hardy to -5C!Loves sunny spots

Callistemon lanceolatus special feature

Container plant. Houseplant.

Callistemon lanceolatus uses

Ornamental Use:

  • The plant is used for ornamental purpose
  • Perfect as specimen in the lawn, against a wall or fence, or in large pots

Medicinal Use:

  • Its cultivated throughout Indian gardens
  • Different parts of the plants are used by rural people of India
  • Its claimed traditional uses have been scientifically established
  • The aqueous or alcoholic extracts of different parts of this plant were found to have various pharmacological activities for exampleantifungalantioxidantantithrombinanti-inflammatoryantidiabeticantimicrobialherbicidal activities

Culinary Use:

  • leaves

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is another name for a Callistemon lanceolatus ?

Callistemon lanceolatus is commonly known as crimson bottlebrush
Melaleuca citrina (Curtis) Dum. Cours.

How tall do Callistemon lanceolatus grow?

On average Callistemon lanceolatus grows 3.00 to 5.00 feet

What color are Callistemon lanceolatus ?

A Callistemon lanceolatus plant bears flowers of color Red

When Callistemon lanceolatus blooms?

With enough light, Callistemon lanceolatus may produce Red
Pink flowers in Seasonal bloomer

How hard is Callistemon lanceolatus to grow?

A Callistemon lanceolatus is easy to grow

How much sunlight does a Callistemon lanceolatus need?

A Callistemon lanceolatus prefers Full Sun to Partial Shade
Loves sunny spots

How much water does a Callistemon lanceolatus need?

A Callistemon lanceolatus prefers watering Medium

What kind of soil does a Callistemon lanceolatus need?

A Callistemon lanceolatus prefers well-drained soil

What temperature does a Callistemon lanceolatus like?

A Callistemon lanceolatus prefers 45°F

How often should I fertilize my Callistemon lanceolatus ?

To encourage Callistemon lanceolatus growth, Apply any organic fertilizer

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