Crimson bottlebrush for sale – Easy plant to grow, mostly grown for the ornamental flowers and for the leaves, planting in autumn to spring, better to buy plant or another option to start from seeds yet more challenging.
Crimson bottlebrush – information before buying:
Growing information: perennial plant, growing hardiness zone: 9+, water needed – small to average amount, light conditions – full sun, height: 7-20 m, 21-60 inches.
Blooming in the winter to spring in needle shaped flowers that appear in red color.
Alternative names: Melaleuca citrina, Common red, Crimson, Lemon bottlebrush, Callistemon plant, Little John, Weeping bottlebrush, Bottlebrush shrub, Yellow bottlebrush
Crimson bottlebrush for sale
Here are some growing tips:
Location – Plant your crimson bottlebrush tree in a sunny location protected from winds. The soil can be loam, clay and sandy with poor conditions and the tree is drought tolerate but prefers well drained damp ground.
Propagation – Crimson bottlebrush can be started from seeds or by cutting. Plant the tree in the fall.
Pollination – Bottlebrush plant cross-pollinate easily.
Watering – Crimson bottlebrush doesn’t need much water and prefers low humidity. However it doesn’t handle well the frosts.
Pruning – Crimson bottlebrush shrub requires a light pruning. Pruning for shaping the shrub should be done in early spring.