Questions tagged: Bottlebrush

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Sandy
Answer: Dear Sandy, It is possible to give your bottlebrush a hard prune and it will respond by growing into a more compact shape. It has been a good flowe...
Answered: 11:05AM, 27 Oct 2011
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Frank
Answer: Hi Frank, Bottlebrush (Callistemon sp) can be attacked by sawfly larvae which can decimate the plant. The Tea tree webbing moth which generally at...
Category: Pests
Tags: Bottlebrush
Answered: 10:36AM, 20 Dec 2011
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Kylie
Answer: Hi Kylie. Bottlebrush if not trimmed on a regular basis, can appear to become very straggly. To keep the tree in good shape, it is advisable to pr...
Category: General
Answered: 11:38AM, 10 Jul 2012
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Janet
Answer: Hi Janet, It is a bit puzzling as to what is causing the dimple marks on your bottlebrush. The psyllids that attack lillypillies and leave those r...
Answered: 04:51PM, 16 Jul 2012
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Lynnett
Answer: Hi Lynette, You are quite right there are some beautiful bottlebrush available these days. Callistemon viminalis is the weeping bottlebrush. Other...
Answered: 03:41PM, 24 Sep 2012
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Judith
Answer: Hi Judith, If your bottlebrush has finished flowering and you can see the seed heads on the stems, you can prune behind them. This should be done ...
Category: General
Answered: 03:45PM, 18 Feb 2014
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Sharman
Answer: It sounds like you may have the webbing caterpillar on your Callistemon (bottlebrush). This pest most commonly affects Leptospermums (tea trees) an...
Answered: 09:19AM, 08 Mar 2019