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Q.Pruning below dead flower I lose new growth

Zone NR29 3PA | Beachhut11@gmail.com added on July 22, 2019 | Answered

If I prune below the dead flower on my bottle brush as instructed, I lose new growth. Is this right?

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Answered on July 22, 2019

This will signify that it has a fungal infection. This can be common with areas that have rains with no dry out period, or general overwatering.

You will need a fungicide to treat the plant. This article will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/info/using-fungicides-in-garden.htm

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