Bottle Brush Leaves Are Falling Off And Flowers Are Dying After Chemical Pressure Wash Spray

Question From: Bradenton, Florida, United States
Q: Should I trim back a bottle brush tree damaged from chemical pressure washer spray? Leaves are falling off and flowers are dying.

A: I would hang tight. There are latent buds that will probably produced a second set of leaves if they were not damaged. Do keep the tree watered so the soil remains moist and cross your fingers. Best And Happy Yardening, Nancy