Slim™Callistemon viminalis ‘CV01’
- Unique with narrow growth habit
- Great as a screen or hedge
- Highly Myrtle Rust resistant
Description: Slim™ Callistemon provides landscape professionals and homeowners with a bottlebrush solution for tight planting areas.
A large number of flower buds develop in spring and will open to classic bottlebrush throughout spring, summer and later again in autumn.
Has been tested down to -6 degrees Celsius with no leaf burn, this is excellent for a Callistemon.
Size: 3m high x 1.3m wide.
Planting Density: 1-3 plants per m², 1-1.5 plants per linear metre.
Uses: Screen, hedge or feature for tight planting areas.
Position: Full sun to part shade. Suits most soil types. Tolerates drought and frost.
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 desired prune to shape 1-3 times a year after flowering (this depends on your requirements, more frequent pruning will provide a tidier hedge/shape).
Where it works: QLD, NSW, ACT, VIC, TAS, SA & WA.