Bottlebrush
Callistemon
 

Care advice

Watering guidelines During summer the soil should be kept very moist, while during winter it should be kept moist.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Flower fertilizer (e.g. N8-P12-K6).
Mist requirements
Light preferences Prefers full sun
Temperature preference Prefers warm summer (average around 20 °C) and very cold winter (average under 10 °C) climates.
pH range 5.6 - 7.5
Acidity preference is not very pH sensitive
Toxicity not poisonous

Origin

Climate humid temperate

Photo

Names

Family Myrtaceae

Characteristics

Growth form shrub
Hardiness USDA 9 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -7°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • red
  • cream
  • green
  • pink
  • red-purple
  • white
Leaf color
  • green