Bottle Brush Trees
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Bottle Brush Tree

Zone 77515 | PM-anthem added on February 9, 2018 | Answered

Wildly fluctuating temperatures during this south coastal Texas winter are taking their toll on my large Bottle Brush. There has not been overmuch rain. Is there something I can do to help it weather the see-saw weather?

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BushDoctor
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Answered on February 9, 2018

Although it may look rough now, when you prune it up come early spring then it will come back just fine. If you are really concerned about the cold, you can cover them with burlap on the colder nights.

Here is an article for more information on the care of the plant: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/shrubs/bottlebrush/growing-bottlebrush-plants.htm

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