The Bottlebrush is an evergreen tree which is native to Australia. They grow best in Tropical or Mediterranean climate. A minimum of 10°C is required for this species of tree. This tree needs to be re-poted every 4-5 years in spring using free draining compost. Once the tree has flowered, heavy pruning is needed to create more dense and compact foliage. Young branches can be wired in Summer. Watering should be done quite often in summer but quite sparsely in winter.