How to Prune a Bottle Brush Plant?

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A bottle brush plant is pruned to keep it from forming a thicket. It is done in late winter or early spring. Make small cuts while pruning. The blooms of the bottle brush plant can be cut off when they are finished growing. If the plant needs to be restored, cut it to the ground. It will grow back the next spring.
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You need to get it pruned before there is a frost, as with any other Brush from the Clensing genus. Its unlikely to look its best if you skipped a year pruning. However you might
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Bottlebrushes should be pruned in spring after the new growth begins. Prune it by cutting back the tip into the branches; make the cut just above a strong bud. This allows for the shaping of the bottle brush and promotes branching, in addition to encouraging a bushier shrub with more flowers.
Tip pruning allows you to shape your bottle brush and encourages branching, creating a bushier shrub with more flowers. Prune in spring after new growth starts by tip pruning or cutting 2 to 3 inches back into the branches. Make the cut just above a strong bud. If you like the shape of your shrub, skip this step. Pruning Just Behind the Flowers: As the flowers are finishing, probably the preferred option is to shed off the flowers.
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