Macarthur™ Callistemon viminalis ‘LC01’ PBR

Macarthur™ - A better flowering native shrub with beautiful fresh green toned foliage

Macarthur™ Callistemon viminalis 'LC01' PBR

Native Shrubs & Ground Covers Range


Plant Description: This Callistemon incorporates 2 of the most popular Callistemon varieties on the market, 'Captain Cook' and 'Little John'. It has a more compact growth habit than 'Captain Cook and a better flower presentation than 'Little John', and it also establishes faster once planted.

Height & Width: 1.8m high x 1.5m wide.

Foliage: Fresh green toned foliage.

Flowers: Red bottle brush flowers from September to November.

Uses: Hedges.

Position & Tolerances: Full sun to part shade. Frost and drought tolerant.

Soil Type: Most soil conditions.

Best Planting Time: March to October.

Planting Density: 1-1.5 plants per linear metre (1-2 plants per m²).

Where it thrives: QLD, NSW, ACT, VIC, TAS, SA and WA.

Pruning: Prune 1-3 times per year after flowering for a tidy Callistemon hedge. More frequent pruning will provide a tidier hedge.

Establishment & Extra Care: 

  • Water as required for 8-13 weeks until established.
  • Plant in a well mulched garden, a chunky mulch is recommended.
  • Use slow release fertiliser in spring, if required.
  • In sandy soils and very dry climates, top up watering in summer will be beneficial.


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