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Callistemon salignus     Common / Product Name: Perth Pink

Genus Species: Callistemon salignus    

Common / Product Name: Perth Pink

Habit:   MEDIUM SHRUB (MS)

Available Sizes
14cm

Height x Width: 2 – 3m x 2.00 – 3.00m

Pruning:   Prune annually

Frost Tolerance:   High

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance:   Well Drained

Coastal Tolerance:   Medium

Drought Tolerance:   High

Origin:   Australian Plant

Evergreen:   Yes

Flowering:  starts: Early Spring / ends: Early Summer

Flower Colour:   Pink

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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