Callistemon grow and care – shrub to tree of the genus Callistemon also known as Melaleuca citrina or Bottlebrushes, Callistemon perennial evergreen used as ornamental plant, bonsai or drought tolerant, can grow in tropics, subtropics, temperate, mediterranean or desert climate and growing in hardiness zone 7+.
Leaves color green in lanceolate shape.
Flower color red or white the flower small needle like and grow in inflorescence in bottlebrush shape.
Callistemon for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy
How to grow Callistemon growing and care:
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Autumn / Winter / Spring
Pests and diseases:
Autumn / early winter
How to prune:
Just for design
Size of the plant?
0.5-6 m, 2-18 feet
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing
Small amount of water / Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Winter / Spring
General information about the flower
Red or white small flowers needle like and grow in inflorescence in bottlebrush shape