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Callistemon sieberi

River Bottlebrush
(previous name C. paludosus)

Species Description

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Species description

Cultivation and Uses

This link will give you information about climate parameters, tolerance of climate extremes and adverse soils, biological traits under cultivation, soil factors, uses and potentially undesirable attributes.

Cultivation and uses

Plant Growing Stages

Germination

2 Months

4 Months

6 Months


Seed

Seed Description


Seed Pre-Treatment

Sowing

Surface sow, cover lightly with gravel.

Watering
 

Capillary watering

Germination
 

Germination usually occurs within 2-5 weeks.

Pests and Disease
 

Myrtle rust

When to Sow Seeds / Temperature to Sow

Late Spring-Summer

Seed Collection Timeframe
 

January - December

Storage and Ripening
 

Collect seed from cones at least 12 months old. Seed retains viability for a number of years.

Grows from Cuttings
 

Yes