Melaleuca viminalis aka Callistemon Viminalis

Taxonomy

Tracheophyta > Magnoliopsida > Myrtales > Myrtaceae > Callistemon

Common names

Callistemon Viminalis, Tall Bottle Brush, Weeping Bottlebrush, Creek Bottlebrush

How to care for Callistemon Viminalis

Difficulty

Callistemon Viminalis is a great choice for beginner plant parents because it is easy to care for!

Water

Callistemon Viminalis should be watered regularly, allowing the soil to dry out between waterings.

Soil

Callistemon Viminalis loves a well-draining soil. Perlite and vermiculite help with drainage, while coco coir adds organic matter, so a good potting soil mix will have all three. You can improve store-bought soil by adding some perlite to it.

Toxicity

Callistemon Viminalis is not known to cause harm to humans or pets.