Callistemon salignus
White Weeping Bottlebrush

Uses: Useful hardy Callistemon suitable for streetscapes, screens or as a feature in gardens. Does best with a little extra water. Beware when planting too close to services as the vigorous root system can lift paving.

  • Canopy Shape canopy-columnar Columnar
  • Height 5-10m
  • Spread 3-5m
  • Position
    • position-fullsun Full Sun
  • Family Myrtaceae
  • Botanical Name Callistemon salignus
  • Common Name White Weeping Bottlebrush
  • Origin Qld, NSW
  • Habit Spreading
  • Landscape Coast, Coastal footslopes, 2nd line coast, Plains, Footslopes, Hills
  • Soil Texture Clay, Loam, Sand
  • pH Acidic, Alkaline, Neutral
  • Tolerates Drought
  • Supplementary Watering Minimal
  • Flower Colour Yellow
  • Flowering Time Spring
  • Foliage Green
  • Flower Type Bottlebrush
  • Purpose Ornamental, Screen
  • Evergreen/Deciduous Evergreen
  • Trunk Furrowed
  • Form Medium Tree (Usually between 5m & 11m)
The following Adelaide Councils have this tree on their preferred species list: Gawler, Norwood, Payneham and St Peters