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Lemon Bottlebrush

Lemon Bottlebrush

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'Melaleuca citrina' Lemon Bottlebrush

Lemon Bottlebrush is an evergreen shrub in the myrtle family that is native to Australia and South Wales. It grows 8 to 15 feet tall and wide. The yellow or red flowers occur in long bottlebrush looking clusters in spring and again in fall. There are several cultivars available with different colored flowers. It is hardy down to 20-25 degrees F and would need winter protection in zone 8. 

Growing Lemon Bottlebrush

  • The Lemon Bottlebrush (Callistemon pallidus) is an evergreen shrub known for its lemon-scented foliage and cylindrical, lemon-yellow flower spikes.
  • It thrives in full sun to partial shade and prefers well-drained soil, making it suitable for a variety of garden settings.
  • Regular watering is essential, especially during the establishment period, to promote healthy root development.
  • Pruning after flowering helps maintain its shape and encourages a more compact growth habit.
  • The Lemon Bottlebrush adds vibrant color and fragrance to garden borders, containers, and hedging, attracting pollinators like bees and butterflies with its showy blooms.

Shipping Info

You will receive one well-rooted plant. Your plant will be shipped with the roots wrapped in damp paper towels and with plastic and ready to plant upon arrival. The plant will be between 2 to 3 inches in height and has been growing in a 3.5 inch square pot.

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