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Original price Rs. 199.00
Current price Rs. 159.00
Common name:
Bottle Brush, Red Bottle Brush
Regional name:
Marathi - Lal Bottle Brush
Trees, Shrubs
Myrtaceae or Jamun or Eucalyptus family

Information The Bottle Brush Tree, scientifically known as Callistemon lanceolatus, belongs to the Myrtaceae family and is native to Australia. It is known for its unique and colorful flowers that closely resemble a bottle brush, hence its common name. The tree can grow anywhere between 10-25 feet tall, depending on the environmental conditions.

Plantation Callistemon lanceolatus can be propagated from seeds or stem cuttings. It is a hardy tree that thrives best in full sunlight and well-drained soil. For plantation, select a sunny spot and dig a hole that is twice as wide and as deep as the root ball. Plant the tree in the hole and backfill with soil, making sure that the top of the root ball is at the same level as the ground.

Growing The Bottle Brush Tree is fast-growing and requires little care once established. The tree is drought-resistant and can tolerate poor soil conditions. It is frost-resistant but prefers a warm climate. It typically blooms in spring and summer, producing vibrant red flowers that attract a wide range of pollinators.

Care Care for a Callistemon lanceolatus tree involves regular watering during the growing season, reducing frequency during the dormant winter months. It is not particularly nutrient-demanding, but application of a slow-release, balanced fertilizer in early spring can support vigorous growth. Pruning should be done after the blooming period to maintain shape and promote dense growth.

Benefits The Bottle Brush Tree is not only known for its ornamental value but also for its ecological benefits. It acts as an excellent habitat and food source for various birds and insects due to its dense foliage and nectar-rich flowers. Additionally, it is a great addition to any landscape for erosion control because of its robust root system. It's also used in traditional medicine by indigenous cultures, although more research is needed to confirm the potential health benefits.