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Q.why is the trunk of my weeping bottle brush tree so soft and skinny.

Zone 33948 | timmyandlynne added on July 7, 2019 | Answered

I purchased this tree from a local. Garden center.

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Answered on July 7, 2019

This can happen with young specimens, as this is how they grow in nature. This is especially true with a variety that is touted for its weeping structure, as this is what allows for the weeping nature. With proper care, it will grow as it should and strengthen up.

This article will help you to care for them: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/shrubs/bottlebrush/growing-bottlebrush-plants.htm

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