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RED CASCADE WEEPING BOTTLEBRUSH
Callistemon viminalis 'Red Cascade'

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Photo Locations: Los Angeles County Arboretum - Arcadia, CA

General Notes

Utility Friendly Tree Utility friendly tree.

Branches droop but resist breakage.

Family: Myrtaceae

Tree Characteristics

Weeping or Rounded Shape.

Has Evergreen foliage.

Height: 15 - 20 feet.

Width: 15 - 20 feet.

Growth Rate: 12 to 36 Inches per Year.

Leaves Lanceolate, Green, No Change, Evergreen.

Flowers Showy. Red. Flowers in Spring or Summer. Has perfect flowers (male and female parts in each flower).

Persistent, Brown Capsule, Small (0.25 - 0.50 inches), fruiting in Fall Wildlife use it.

Bark Dark Gray, Exfoliating or Furrowed.

Shading Capacity Rated as Low to Moderately Low in Leaf.

Litter Issue is Dry Fruit and Leaves.

Tree Site Conditions & Constraints

Sunset Zones 6 - 9 and 12 - 24.

USDA Hardiness Zones 9 - 11.

Exposure Full Sun.

Well Drained Soil.

Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.

Acidic to Alkaline Soil pH.

Pests & Disease Information

Susceptible to Mites and Insect Galls, Root Rot, Canker and Witches Broom.

Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns

Branch Strength Rated as Medium.

Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.

Wildlife use Fruit.

Special Uses & Values

Specimen, Buffer Strip, Container, Screen or Street Tree.

Hedged.

Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Callistemon viminalis 'Red Cascade' Tree Record." 1995-2017. Nov 23, 2017.
< http://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/callistemon-viminalis-red-cascade >

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