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Bottle Brush (Callistemon Citrinus) Ornamnetal Tree Seeds

Rs. 400.00

Bottle Brush (Callistemon Citrinus) is a beautiful evergreen shrub with bright red or pink flowers that resemble a bottle brush. Here are some growing tips to help you cultivate this plant:

  1. Soil: Bottle brush prefers well-draining soil that is slightly acidic. It can tolerate a range of soil types, including sandy or clay soils. The soil should be moist, but not waterlogged.
  2. Sunlight: Bottle brush prefers full sunlight to partial shade. It needs at least six hours of direct sunlight per day to thrive.
  3. Watering: Bottle brush requires regular watering, especially during the growing season. Water deeply once a week, or more often if the soil is dry. Reduce watering in the winter months.
  4. Fertilizer: Bottle brush benefits from regular feeding with a balanced fertilizer. Use a slow-release fertilizer during the growing season, and stop fertilizing in the fall.
  5. Pruning: Prune the plant after the flowering season is over to remove any dead or damaged branches. You can also shape the plant to your liking, but avoid cutting into old wood, as it may not regrow.
  6. Pests and Diseases: Bottle brush is generally resistant to pests and diseases. However, it can be susceptible to root rot if the soil is too wet. Watch out for scale insects, mealybugs, and spider mites, and treat them with insecticidal soap or horticultural oil if necessary.

By following these tips, you can grow a healthy and vibrant bottle brush plant in your garden or in a container.