Macarthur™ Callistemon viminalis ‘LC01’
- More compact form
- Better flowering Callistemon
- Myrtle Rust resistant
Description: Macarthur™ Callistemon incorporates two of the most popular varieties on the market, Little John and Captain Cook.
It features a more compact growth habit and better flower presentation. Macarthur™ Callistemon has fresh green toned foliage with very bushy and tidy growth.
Responds very well to pruning after flowering.
Size: 1.8m high x 1.5m wide.
Planting Density: 1-2 plants per m², 1-1.5 plants per linear metre.
Uses: Medium sized shrub.
Position: Full sun to part shade. Tolerates most soil conditions. Tolerates frost and drought.
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.
Prune to shape 1-3 times a year after flowering for a hedge (this depends on your requirements, more frequent pruning will provide a tidier hedge/shape).
Where it works: QLD, NSW, ACT, VIC, TAS, SA & WA.