Bottle Brush Trees
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My bottle tree’s bark has cracked in various places and is looking like it’s falling off. I’m worried that the tree is very unhealthy.

Zone 4558 | Anonymous added on January 21, 2020 | Answered

I have photos but can't seem to upload them. I read if they are unhealthy they are at risk of falling over and should be relocated

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GKH_Susan
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Answered on January 21, 2020

The bark of the bottle tree stretches as the tree grows.The older bark creates lacey patterns on the new bark underneath. Do you think this might be what's happening with your tree?

Read more at Gardening Know How: Bottle Tree Care: Growing A Kurrajong Bottle Tree
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/bottle-trees/growing-kurrajong-bottle-tree.htm

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/tgen/peeling-bark-on-trees.htm

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