Anza Borrego Bursera

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Anza Borrego Bursera

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Went Bursera hunting at Anza Borrego and came across about 20 specimens, including a little sapling!
B. microphylla sapling
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Re: Anza Borrego Bursera

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Every single one by a nurse rock.
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Lots of washes and water flow about. Seeds/seedlings need protection from running water. And no shortage of rocks lying about.
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The city if Hayward has new landscaping. Large granite boulders around semi drought tolerant plantings. At least low water needy plants.
ps,As always,somewhere a Redwood nearby in my photos.
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Stan wrote:Every single one by a nurse rock.
Just asking.....do these "nurse rocks" create more favorable conditions for seed gemination, shading, cooler soil temps?

Do the older, adult trees still "need" these nurse rocks?

Interesting pics. From the look of things the substrate doesn't look like it has too much organic material in it. Just rocks, grit, stones....and, quick-draining. Would this be acidic, neutral, or basic type substrate?
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They provide some initial shade, and also trap moisture underneath after a rain that the roots can tap into.
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Slowest developing convo ever. LOL

About as slow as Burseras grow.
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They still have another 2.5 months to respond, give them time to think.
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