Plant Care White Bottlebrush

White Bottlebrush

About White Bottlebrush

White Bottlebrush is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

White Bottlebrush likes soil that is extremely well-draining. You may want to supplement with a gentle, organic fertilizer throughout the peak growing season.


Callistemon salignus

Also known as

Willow Bottlebrush

How to care for White Bottlebrush


How often to water your White Bottlebrush

Water needs for White Bottlebrush
0.5 cups
every 9

White Bottlebrush needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Fort Collins, Colorado.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for White Bottlebrush in Fort Collins, Colorado

Fort Collins, Colorado

35% Very Low

Growing White Bottlebrush in Fort Collins right now

Light needs for plant White Bottlebrush in Fort Collins, Colorado

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

January 23rd, 2022

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Fort Collins is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in dete…

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Light needs for plant White Bottlebrush in Fort Collins, Colorado

Sunlight will increase by 25.9% ☀️

January 19th, 2022

Fort Collins is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Fort Collins is expected to increase by 25.9% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 9.8 megajoules of energy…

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Light needs for plant White Bottlebrush in Fort Collins, Colorado

Daylight will increase by 0.7 hours 📈

January 18th, 2022

This month, Fort Collins is getting an average of 8.9 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 7.3% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.9 total hours of …

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Finding light for White Bottlebrush in your home

Light needs and placement for plant White Bottlebrush: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

White Bottlebrush love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Fort Collins, Colorado ⛅.

White Bottlebrush does not tolerate low-light 🚫.


How to fertilize White Bottlebrush

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for White Bottlebrush: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your White Bottlebrush after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for White Bottlebrush

White Bottlebrush

White Bottlebrush

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Fort Collins, Colorado, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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