Bottle Brush Trees
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bottle brush bush

josieann added on May 6, 2012 | Answered

Over the winter it has gone brown. Is it the frost and will it benefit from cutting back or is it dead?

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Nikki
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Answered on May 7, 2012

Yes, this is most likely due to cold damage and the brown/dead growth can normally be trimmed away for new growth to come back. These articles should help as well: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/environmental/how-to-tell-if-a-plant-is-dead-and-how-to-recover-an-almost-dead-plant.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/environmental/tips-for-saving-cold-damaged-plants.htm

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