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Callistemon hybrid

Genus Species: Callistemon hybrid

Common / Product Name: Harkness


Available Sizes

Height x Width: 4 – m x 3 – 5m

Pruning: Light

Frost Tolerance: High

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Adaptable

Coastal Tolerance: Medium

Drought Tolerance: Medium

Origin: Australian Plant

Evergreen: Yes

Flowering: starts: Late Spring / ends: Early Summer

Flower Colour: Crimson/Red

Irrigation: Yes requires spring watering for best flowers, water during 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.

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

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