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GREEN JOHN™ Callistemon viminalis 'LJ23' PBR

GREEN JOHN™ Callistemon viminalis 'LJ23' PBR

GREEN JOHN™ Callistemon has lighter green new growth foliage

GREEN JOHNCallistemon viminalis ‘LJ23’ 

Green John™ Callistemon has also been bred from Little John. Just like Better John™ Callistemon, it is quicker to establish and easier to grow, while keeping Little John’s great small height. The only difference is its green colour, which contrasts nicely with Better John™ Callistemon.

It is slightly more dense growing than Better John™ Callistemon and will tend to be a little slower growing, but still faster than Little John to grow and establish. Green John™ Callistemon produces a lighter green new growth foliage in contrast to the older dark green mature foliage. From a designers perspective, Green John™ Callistemon has a nicer contrasting colour than Little John.

Green John™ Callistemon grows 60cm-1m high x 60cm wide depending on conditions.

Uses
Great for specimen and mass planting and as a colour contrast (especially with Better John). General landscape and home garden use.

Flowering
Red flowers from Sept – Nov

Best Planting Time
March – October

Position
Requires full sun to part shade and works in sandy to well drained soils. Green John™ Callistemon is drought tolerant and has low to moderate frost tolerance.

Care
Water well until established and prune as required.

GROWER KNOWLEDGE:
This website gives general information for the states/regions in Australia. For local information on which plants work in your area contact your local grower. Local grower knowledge is vital, this website is no substitute.

HEIGHTS:
Heights shown on the website are for general gardening conditions. In well maintained gardens, some plants will get taller.

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