Despite its reputation as a kissing magnet at Christmas, this is a rootless parasite that sucks water and nutrients from native trees. Birds carry the sticky seeds from tree to tree. This plant is easiest to spot on trees that lose their leaves in the fall since it stays green. While, it may be fun to hang in the doorway, collecting mistletoe from our parks is illegal.
Facts About Mistletoe
on September 4, 2019 with No Comments