Callistemon pityoides

Callistemon pityoides

Alpine Bottlebrush, syn. Melaleuca pityoides


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12 In stock

SKU: 65206040


Family Myrtaceae
Originating from Australia

Stiff upright stems bearing small pointed, glossy dark green leaves, often densely covered in silky hairs when young. In summer golden yellow to cream bottlebrush flowers are produced on the ends of the branches – sometimes tinged with pink and green. Native to the mountains of southeast Australia it is the hardiest of all Callistemons.
Grow in well-drained soil in full sun.

Height and spread after 2 – 3 years 1.5m x 1.5m
Semi mature height and spread after 5 – 6 years if not pruned 2m x 1m
Potential mature height and spread after 10 – 12 years 2.5m x 2m



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Bushy, Upright

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