Bottle Brush Trees
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Bottle brush tree turning brown

Zone Pearland, Texas 77584 | ccpayne1027 added on April 29, 2017 | Answered

We ad a hard freeze this winter and our bottle brush tree's leaves are turning brown. We trim away the dead branches but other branches still keep getting brown. Can the tree be saved what can we do to save it.

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on May 2, 2017

Frost damage can take weeks to appear.
The good news is that a Bottle Brush can even grow back from the roots if the entire plant is frozen.
This is likely a wait and see spring for you.

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

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