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Callistemon citrinus

Genus Species: Callistemon citrinus

Common / Product Name: Purple Cloud

Habit: MEDIUM SHRUB (MS)

Available Sizes
14cm

Height x Width: 2 – 4m x 1.00 – 3.00m

Pruning: Prune annually

Frost Tolerance: Medium

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Adaptable

Coastal Tolerance: Medium

Drought Tolerance: High

Origin: Non Australian

Evergreen: Yes

Flowering: starts: Spring

Flower Colour: Purple

Irrigation: No watering required once established if planted in suitable conditions. Will require water over long dry periods.

Lower Temperatures: Temperatures as low as -7°C for short periods once established. Some frost damage below -3°C on foliage.

Upper Temperatures: Temperatures in the Low 40’s°C will tolerate higher temperatures for short periods.

Fertilising: Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer, supplement with iron to prevent yellowing of leaves.

Environment: Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.

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