Crimson Bottlebrush
Callistemon citrinus
 

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 loves acidic conditions
Toxicity not poisonous

Origin

Climate humid temperate

Photo

Names

Other common names Lemon Bottlebrush
Family Myrtaceae

Characteristics

Growth form shrub
Hardiness USDA 8 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -12°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • red-purple
  • lilac
  • red
Blooming months
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    1Jan
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    2Feb
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    3Mar
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    4Apr
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    5May
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    6Jun
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    7Jul
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    8Aug
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    9Sep
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    10Oct
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    11Nov
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    12Dec
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    7
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    8
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Leaf color
  • green