Burning Bush Plants

Is Burning Bush Poisonous Part of the Year?


RileyplantsinWV added on October 4, 2015 | Answered

A neighbor's husband became very ill and lost his voice due to pruning their Burning Bush at the wrong time of year. They learned it is about 3 weeks in the spring. Can you be more specific?


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Downtoearthdigs
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on October 6, 2015

Burning Bush is toxic only if consumed. It does not pose any threat in the landscape.

The sap could be a skin irritant, but pruning should be done when the plant is dormant.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/shrubs/burning-bush/pruning-burning-bush.htm

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