Bottle Brush Trees
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Bottlebrush trimming

Zone 32735 | Bettyboop12624 added on October 8, 2017 | Answered

Can I Cut back a bottlebrush tree to the ground?

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BushDoctor
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Answered on October 8, 2017

I do not recommend pruning all the way to the ground. This will hurt the plant, and potentially kill it. These actually require less pruning than most shrubs will. Here is an article with more information: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/shrubs/bottlebrush/pruning-bottlebrush-plants.htm

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