Callistemon Linearifolius-'Netted Bottlebrush'-TREES-Buy In BUlk-seeds
Ideal sowing temp: 18-25C
Position: Full Sun. Will grow in shade but might flower less there.
Sowing: Sprinkle on top of soil.
Care: It responds to annual fertilising after flowering.
Sprouting: Germination will take a few weeks.
Shrub to 4 m high. Leaves sharp tipped. and alternate up the stems, 8–14 cm long, 5–12 mm wide. Individual flowers with 5 petals. Flower spikes are red, 90–100 mm long, and around 50 mm in diameter. Flowers Spring to Summer.
*** note *** Callistemon are known to hybridise so easily that when growing from seed, you may get species you don't expect to get, no matter how particular you are with the seeds! Information adapted from anpsa 7 May 2018 2001 AEST
The NSW Threatened Species Scientific Committee, established by the Threatened Species Conservation Act, has made a Final Determination to list Callistemon linearifolius DC., a shrub, as a VULNERABLE SPECIES on Schedule 2 of the Act. Listing of vulnerable species is provided for by Part 2 of the Act.
The seeds we are supplying here were purchased from a trusted supplier in the West and not from any vulnerable sites that we are aware of. Growing these seeds may help to ensure the long-term preservation of this species in Australia for generations to come.
****Please note: these are seeds (we are NOT selling these as live plants. Quarantine restrictions and costs prohibit us from selling these seeds to WA, Tas, and Internationally.