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Callistemon viminalis

Genus Species: Callistemon viminalis

Common / Product Name: Little John

Habit: SMALL SHRUB (SS)

Available Sizes
14cm

Height x Width: 1 – 1m x 1.00 – 1.00m

Pruning: Light Medium

Frost Tolerance: High

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Medium / Well Drained

Coastal Tolerance: Medium

Drought Tolerance: Medium

Origin: Australian Plant

Evergreen: Yes

Flowering: starts: Spring

Flower Colour: Bright Red

Irrigation: Hardy species no watering required once established, suited to most soils. 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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