BETTER JOHN™ Callistemon is an improved version of Little John

Callistemon viminalis 'LJ1' PVR

BETTER JOHN™ Callistemon viminalis 'LJ1' PVR

  • Bred from Little John
  • Easier to grow, quicker to establish
  • Blue-green foliage

Description: Better John™ Callistemon is easier to grow and quicker to establish than Little John. Its small red flowers are on display from mid spring to late spring.

BETTER JOHN™ Callistemon viminalis 'LJ1' PVRSize: 60cm-1.2m high x 60-90cm wide. Will be a little smaller in roadside conditions, but will reach full height potential in well maintained conditions.

Uses: Specimen plant, contrast plant.

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

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.