Larrea tridentata (Creosote, Greasewood)


Native throughout the flatlands of the arid west, this tough evergreen shrub is especially aromatic after a rain. In the wild it has an open form with sparse olive green foliage on woody stems. Irrigated plants will be much more lush and grow faster. Small yellow spring flowers are followed by fuzzy seedpods. Plant in full sun and in well-drained soils.

At a Glance Summary

Type: Shrub
Size (H x W): 6ft x 8ft
Flower Color: Yellow
Hardiness: Zone 7: 0˚F

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