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Callistemon viminalis     Common / Product Name: Little John

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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