Helpful Gardening Tips
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We dig plants when your order is received, and ship immediately via US Priority Mail. You will receive a tracking number via email when plants are shipped. All plants are packed to be safe in their packages for up to 3 days after receipt.
How We Protect Your Plants For Transit
We sell only bare root plants. We dip the roots in tera-sorb silicone gel to retain ample moisture for transit and surround with plastic. This provides superior protection for plants in transit for up to 12 days.
Upon Receipt Of Your Plants
Open your plants and inspect the same day received. We offer 3 days to report any problems with your order. Bare root plants need to be planted within 2-3 days of receipt unless weather prohibits. Store in a cool place and keep roots moist and covered with plastic until they can be planted. Water daily for the first week after planting.
Burning Bush Shrubs
The Burning Bush shrub is a popular option among gardeners across most of the U.S. because of its easy to grow nature and stunning Fall color. The shrub is an invasive species to the U.S. and has its roots in Asia, but the plant grows in almost every region of the nation. Burning Bush shrubs provide property owners with a deep Fall color that can add drama to any exterior space.
Hardy Planting Zones
One of the benefits of the Burning Bush shrub is its ability to grow in the majority of the U.S. The hardy planting zones that support the growth of the Burning Bush shrub are from four to eight, with only the hottest areas of the nation out of reach. The Burning Bush shrub will grow well in almost every area apart from the southern reaches of the Southwest, the Deep South, and Southern Florida.
Growing the Burning Bush Shrub
The stunning Fall color of the leaves of the Burning Bush Shrub is the main attraction, but the ease of growth of the plat makes it a good option. Burning Bush shrubs are drought tolerant in most areas and are pest-resistant, making them an excellent choice for those looking for a low-maintenance option.
Choosing the correct location for the Burning Bush shrub when planting is important. The shrub grows best in full sun conditions, meaning its location receives around six hours of unbroken sunlight each day. If a full sun location is not available, the Burning Bush will grow in particle sun with a less vibrant Fall show.
Once planted, the Burning Bush shrub is drought tolerant, but it does require watering during its first few months of life. After becoming established, watering can be reduced to around one-inch of water per week.
Flowers and Fruits
The display of the Burning Bush shrub is one of the reasons the plant has become so popular across the U.S. The display begins in May to June with the arrival of tiny flowers that become red berries a few weeks later. When these red berries fall from the shrub, they can take root and new plants appear. The switch to crimson leaves begins in the Fall and adds a stunning burst of color to any exterior space.
Uses of the Burning Bush Shrub