Ceratopetalum gummiferum ‘Alberys Red’ New South Wales Christmas Bush

An outstanding form of NSW Christmas Bush with very bright red flowers on a compact large shrub/small tree. Prune about 30% off straight after flowering for best results. Great feature plant and cut flower.

Scientific Name:Ceratopetalum gummiferum
Common Name:New South Wales Christmas Bush
Plant Type:Small tree, Large shrub
Height:5 metres
Width:2 metres
Flower Colour:White, Red
Flowering Time:Summer
Ph Level:Mildly acid
Soil Type:Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden
Climate Zone:Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Spreading
Lifespan:Long lived
Soil Moisture:Well-drained
Special Uses:Cut flower



Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertiliser for native plants