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Q.Bottle Brush Has Leaf Drop And On The Trunk Small Little Nobs That Are Brown, Dry And Holes In The Middle.

Zone Charleston, SC | Anonymous added on April 1, 2024 | Answered

If you take on off it\’s left a small hole in the trunk. I have no idea what to do. Thanks!

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Answered on April 4, 2024

It may be a twig gall, which can disfigure the tree. Those are caused by a fungus. You can prune the bottlebrush to the ground and it will regrow if your shrub or tree is unsightly.


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