This week, the Plant of the Week is the Burning Bush!
Ideal Growing Zone: 4 to 8
Plant Description: 9 to 11 feet tall, spreads 9 to 11 feet, blooms from May to June, no (insignificant) flower
Growing Conditions: Grows best in full sun to part shade, tolerates clay soil and black walnut, low maintenance is required
Uses: Versatile shrub for landscape with outstanding fall color. Specimen, group or mass. Hedge, screen, shrub border or foundation plant.
Plant Care: Easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. Adaptable shrub which tolerates a wide range of soils except for wet, poorly-drained ones. Also tolerates considerable shade. Strong, branching growth habit enables plant to tolerates heavy pruning.
Pests and Disease: No serious insect or disease problems.
If you want to know more about this plant, have a plant you want to be featured next week, or have any questions in general, please contact us!
According to the USDA plant hardiness zone map, Omaha is considered to be in plants zone 4b-5b.