Genus Species: Atriplex cinerea
Common / Product Name: Grey Saltbush
Habit: SMALL SHRUB (SS)
Height x Width: 0.5 – 1m x 1 – 2m
Pruning: Prune annually
Frost Tolerance: High
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Adaptable
Coastal Tolerance: High
Drought Tolerance: High
Origin: Australian Plant
Flowering: starts: Summer
Flower Colour: Green
Irrigation: Once established low water
Lower Temperatures: Temperatures as low as -7°C for short periods once established.
Upper Temperatures: Temperatures in the Mid 30’s°C to Low 40’s°C. Can tolerate higher temperatures for short periods over the summer months.
Fertilising: Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer.
Environment: Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.