SLIM™ Callistemon is a great hedge for tight planting areas
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.
Unique with narrow growth habit
Great as a screen or hedge
Highly Myrtle Rust resistant
Height Range: 2m to 3m
Spread: 1m to 2m
Position: Full Sun, Semi Shade
Growth Habit: Shrub
Plant Use(s): Hedging/Screening, Feature Plant
Suitable Climate Zone(s):
Flowering Time(s): Spring, Summer, Autumn
Flower Colour: Red
Plant Type: Hedging & Screening, Shrubs
How it works
QLD, NSW, ACT, VIC, TAS, SA & WA.
Full sun to part shade. Suits most soil types. Tolerates drought and frost.
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).
How to use
Screen, hedge or feature for tight planting areas.