GREEN JOHN™ Callistemon viminalis 'LJ23' PBR

GREEN JOHN™ Callistemon viminalis 'LJ23' PBR

Green John™ Callistemon viminalis ‘LJ23’ 

  • Light green new growth, good contrast to Better John™ Callistemon
  • Denser and faster growing than Little John
  • Highly Myrtle Rust resistant click for more information

Description: Green John™ Callistemon has nicer light green foliage in contrast to older dark green mature foliage, its green foliage also contrasts well with its red flowers. Faster to grow and establish than Little John. Will reach its full height potential when maintained, but will be smaller in tough roadside conditions. Red flowers from September – November.

Size: 60cm-1m high x 60cm wide.

Uses: Specimen and/or contrast planting.

Position: Full sun to part shade. Suits sandy to well drained soils. Tolerates drought and cold.

Care: Water as required for 8-13 weeks until established. Plant in a well mulched garden (chunky mulch is recommended). If required use slow release fertiliser in spring. If ever required prune every 3-4 years for a natural shape, or every 2 years for a tidy hedge.

Where it works: QLD, NSW, ACT, VIC, TAS, SA & WA.

Top Green John™ Wholesale Growers

Grower Location Phone Email
Burbank Nurseries KANGY ANGY 02 4352 1071
Diversity /Kenthurst Nursery KENTHURST 02 9654 1410
Gondwana Nursery BARKERS VALE 02 6689 7544
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Facey’s Nursery DEVON MEADOWS 03 5996 1466
Meyer Nurseries BLIND BIGHT 03 5998 3762
Prestige Plants WHITTLESEA 03 9716 1514
Rodilesa Plants JUNORTOUN 03 5449 3966
Tall Trees Nursery (Pots) BALNARRING 03 5983 0166
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Northside Natives BURPENGARY 07 3888 1854
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Benara Nurseries CARABOODA 08 9405 0000
Grower Location Phone Email
Native Plant Wholesalers MT GAMBIER 08 8726 6210

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This website gives general information for the states/regions in Australia. For local information on which plants work in your area contact your local grower. Local grower knowledge is vital, this website is no substitute.

Heights shown on the website are for general gardening conditions. In well maintained gardens, some plants will get taller.

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