Bush vs Shrub
Bush and shrub are a group of small trees that are intertwined with each other. Bush and shrub are sometimes meant the same as both are trees that are small enough that it touches the ground. Generally, bush is a technical term for shrubs.
Features of Bush
Bush is thickets of small trees or a tree that is small enough to be considered a tree. Usually, a bush is referred to as a much stemmed plants with thinner undergrowth, very dense stem. In addition to that, bush does not grow as tall as a tree and is already mature even though its height is almost touching to the ground.
Features of Shrub
Shrub is a little woody plant similar to a tree but way smaller. It may have several stems or little branches that may be pointing to the sky or touching the ground. The height of a typical shrub is in the range of three to four meters high. Most often, shrubs have denser undergrowth and may have many stems coming out from its base.
What is the difference between Bush and Shrub?
Bush and shrub is almost the same in terms of the height and the thickness of the foliage. What sets it apart is that while the stems and leaves of a bush is usually almost touching the ground, a shrub is a little bit taller but not as tall as a fully grown tree. Also, shrubs have thicker foliage than that of a bush. A bush may be found in the wild, intertwining with other bushes or grasses while a shrub is generally taken cared of and is pruned. But this definition may be intertwined as some may say otherwise.
Whichever you may call this one, a bush or a shrub then it is surely a lovely addition to your garden. With proper care you can definitely make it as the center of attraction.
• Bush is a tree of group of tress that is small enough as to touch the soil while a shrub is a little bit taller than a bush.
• Shrubs have thicker foliage than that of a bush.
• Bushes are almost seen in the wild while shrub is pruned and being taken cared of.
• Both are small trees that can be pruned and become as a wonderful addition to your garden.