Burning Bush Plants
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Burning bush berries

Zone west central Iowa | Anonymous added on November 7, 2016 | Answered

When do I plant the berries, spring or fall? Are they really poisonous to dogs and cats? Are the berries something that a dog would WANT to eat? Are they desirable for a dog? I picked some along a highway (the berries) and I want to plant them but I don't know WHEN to plant them. And I certainly don't want our pet dog to eat the berries and get sick or worse...would he WANT to eat the berries? And are they ALL poisonous? Thank you so much!

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on November 8, 2016

The burning bush is toxic to both dogs and cats so you may want to reconsider this choice.

Here is a comprehensive article on how to propagate a burning bush: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/shrubs/burning-bush/burning-bush-propagation.htm

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