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Atriplex semibaccata

Genus Species: Atriplex semibaccata

Common / Product Name: Berry or Creeping Saltbush

Habit: GROUND COVER (GC)

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Height x Width: 0.1 – 0.3m x 1.00 – 3.00m

Pruning: None Light

Frost Tolerance: Medium

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Medium

Coastal Tolerance: High

Drought Tolerance: Medium

Origin: Australian Plant

Evergreen: Evergreen perennial monoecious

Flowering: starts: Spring

Flower Colour: Rust

Irrigation: Yes requires regular water in dry periods. Long lived plant from 10 to 20 years depending on conditions.

Lower Temperatures: Temperatures as low as -8°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.

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