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Q.Pruning bottlebrush

Zone Uk | lankeylass added on July 30, 2017 | Answered

How do I prune my bottlebrush, I can see that tiny seeds form where the flower spikes are, but there is growth and foliage past the flower spikes. Do I cut back to just lower than where the flower was or just after the seeds? I am not used to seeing growth that is past the flower.

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Liz Baessler
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Answered on July 31, 2017

This article should tell you everything you need to know about pruning a bottlebrush: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/shrubs/bottlebrush/pruning-bottlebrush-plants.htm

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