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Larrea Tridentata

Botanical Name:

Larrea tridentata

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Soil
Loose, well-drained sand or loam. Sandy, Sandy Loam, Medium Loam, Caliche type
Heat Tolerant
yes
Cold Tolerant
yes
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov

Plant Type

Shrubs, Shrub

Lifespan

Perennial, Evergreen

Plant Height

3-6 ft.

Flower

Flowers 1/2 inch

Fruit

White

Benefits
Ornamental

Showy, Aromatic, Long-living, Blooms ornamental, Fruits ornamental, Desert landscape

Attracts

Birds

Butterflies

Taxonomy

Order

Sapindales

Family

Zygophyllaceae – Creosote-bush family

Genus

Larrea Cav. – creosote bush

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