Green John™

Callistemon viminalis 'LJ23' PBR
green john plant

Green John™

Callistemon viminalis 'LJ23' PBR
A dense native shrub with green foliage and red bottle brush flowers

Native Shrubs & Ground Covers Range

Plant Description: This Callistemon contrast nicely with the blue-green tones of Better John™ Callistemon, and its green foliage contrast well with its beautiful red bottle brush flowers. It is denser and faster growing than 'Little John' Callistemon
Uses: Small native hedge (also as a specimen or contrast plant)
Position & Tolerances: Full sun to part shade. Drought and cold tolerant. Highly Myrtle Rust Resistant
Height & Width: 60cm-1m high x 60cm wide
Flowers: Red bottle brush flowers from September to November
Foliage: Lighter green new growth that contrasts with darker green mature foliage
Soil Type: Sandy to well drained soils
Best Planting Time: March to October
Planting Density: 2-2.5 plants per linear metre (3-6 plants per m²)
Where it thrives: QLD, NSW, ACT, VIC, TAS, SA and WA
Pruning: Prune every 2 years for a tidy hedge, more regular pruning will result in a tidier, denser hedge. Prune every 3-4 years if a more natural shape is desired

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.

Where to Buy?

Ozbreed licenses trusted growing partners to grow our plants and make them available around the country. If a plant isn’t available at your local wholesale or retail nursery, you can request it to be ordered in for you.

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