CRIMSON BOTTLEBRUSH (Callistemon Citrinus) SEEDS 'Bush Tucker Plant'

CRIMSON BOTTLEBRUSH (Callistemon Citrinus) SEEDS 'Bush Tucker Plant'

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GROWS BETWEEN 1 AND 3 METERS IN HEIGHT. THE STUNNING CRIMSON FLOWER SPIKES APPEAR IN NOVEMBER AND DECEMBER (LATE SPRING TO EARLY SUMMER) IN THE SPECIES NATIVE RANGE.

THOSE SEEKING NECTAR FROM THE FLOWERS INCLUDE EASTERN SPINEBILLS, NEW HOLLAND HONEYEATERS, NOISY MINERS, RED WATTLEBIRDS AND SILVEREYES, WHILE CRIMSON ROSELLAS EAT THE SEEDS.

BUSH FOOD : BOTTLEBRUSH FLOWERS HAVE A SWEET NECTAR WHICH CAN EITHER BE CONSUMED BY SUCKING ON THE FLOWERS OR BY SOAKING THE FLOWERS IN WATER TO MAKE A SWEET DRINK.

THRIVES IN WELL DRAINED SOILS RICH IN ORGANIC MATTER AND DIRECT SUNLIGHT.

GERMINATION: SOW DIRECT ON THE SURFACE, GERMINATION 1- 4 WEEKS