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How to prune bottle brush?

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how do you prune and look after


On plant Callistemon linearis


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Usually after flowering is the best time,it encourages new growth and helps to keep shrub tidy

19 Jul, 2008

 

I have been growing one of these for twelve years. The only attention I have given it is to cut out any shoots heading too far out from the bush right back to where they meet another branch. I haven't fed or watered it but it seems quite happy. The first winter is the critical time; once it has got through that OK, it seems to cope with anything the British weather throws at it

19 Jul, 2008

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