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Q.Bottle Brush Tree Froze To The Ground In Feb 2021 Freeze So I Cut It All Back (really All Branches Were Dead,, Come Spring All K

Zone League City TX 77573 | Anonymous added on June 27, 2022 | Answered

inds of growth came up and grew about 3 ft and stopped growing. So I trimmed back about half the shoots nut none appear dominate. No branching on any limbs. I just retrimmed it to get rid of a bunch of shoots. It’s still only about knee high,

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GKH_Susan
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Answered on July 6, 2022

It may be a lost cause. It sounds like all that came up were suckers. Here is more on bottlebrush pruning:

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/shrubs/bottlebrush/pruning-bottlebrush-plants.htm

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