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Bottlebrush - Red ClusterCallistemon citrinus
USDA Hardiness Zones: 8-11
The Bottlebrush shrub gets its name from its cylindrical, brush-like flowers. This variety is drought resistant, and requires very little maintenance once established. The Bottlebrush can bring vibrant color to your garden area at various times throughout the year with its ability to produce these flowers in the spring and then once again in the summer. Although they are drought resistance the Bottlebrush does prefer moist soil, so a drip system is recommended. Attracts nectar feeding birds. The tree loves warm climate, moist soil, and a lot of sunlight. The tree reaches a mature height of 10 feet.
USDA ZONES: Zone 8, Zone 9, Zone 10, Zone 11.
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How to Plant
STEP 2) Once you've located the perfect spot, the hole you are digging must be at least double the width and as deep as the root system you are planting.
STEP 3) Remove the plant from the pot and place the root ball in the hole. The top of the root system should be level with the ground. Before placing the tree or shrub in the hole, use your hands to gently break up the root system.
STEP 4) Once the plant is in place, backfill the hole with native soil and any leftover potting material.
STEP 5) Pack down the soil to eliminate any air pockets.
STEP 6) When finished, water thoroughly.
My bottlebrush tree is doing great. Very healthy and very attractive. I’m going to buy another for my new house
Great condition when received next day all the leaves fell off
First time to order a plant by mail....very satisfied with the condition of the plant upon arrival. Plan on ordering again.
After purchasing two for Mother's Day, one of them arrived looking a little worse for wear. After watering and giving them both plenty of sun, one still looks as though it's on death's door. The leaves are greyish green and it has not responded to any care.
The other one, however, is thriving and the only problem my mother is having is determining where to put it in her yard.
The package itself was secure and very well prepared for shipping. It's obvious it was made ready with care.
Ultimately, despite one of the bottlebrush plants greeting the Grim Reaper, I am likely to give Plant Me Green another shot.
Great healthy 3 Foot Bottlebrush
Arrived safely within 48 hours without damage