|Fire rated trees
Courtesy of the
LA county Fire, Lake Hughs Nursery
A prostrate shrub grows 4 to 12 feet high spreading 4 to 8 feet across.
Leaves from 1/2 to 3/4 inch long, round with irregular teeth on edges.
Flowers are minute, blooming August to December. Cotton-like seed capsules are quite numerous and unsightly in late fall.
Coastal and intermediate foothills.
Flammability - Low to moderate.
Coyote Bush can develop large amounts of dead material. It should be maintained free of dead material and limbed up off the ground. Resprouts well after cutting.