Green John™Callistemon viminalis ‘LJ23’
- Light green new growth, good contrast to Better John™ Callistemon
- Denser and faster growing than Little John
- Highly Myrtle Rust resistant
Description: Green John™ Callistemon has nicer light green foliage in contrast to older dark green mature foliage, its green foliage also contrasts well with its red flowers.
Faster to grow and establish than Little John. Will reach its full height potential when maintained, but will be smaller in tough roadside conditions. Red flowers from September – November.
Size: 60cm-1m high x 60cm wide.
Planting Density: 3-6 plants per m², 2-2.5 plants per linear metre.
Uses: Specimen and/or contrast planting.
Position: Full sun to part shade. Suits sandy to well drained soils. Tolerates drought and cold.
Care: Water as required for 8-13 weeks until established. Plant in a well mulched garden (chunky mulch is recommended).
If required use slow release fertiliser in spring. If ever required prune every 3-4 years for a natural shape, or every 2 years for a tidy hedge.
Where it works: QLD, NSW, ACT, VIC, TAS, SA & WA.