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Enchylaena tomentosa

Genus Species: Enchylaena tomentosa

Common / Product Name: Ruby Saltbush


Available Sizes

Height x Width: Prostrate to 1m x 0.5 – 1m

Pruning: None

Frost Tolerance: High

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Medium / Well Drained

Coastal Tolerance: Medium

Drought Tolerance: High

Origin: Australian Plant

Evergreen: Yes

Flowering: no flowering

Flower Colour: Tiny Red or Yellow Berries

Irrigation: Once established low water.

Lower Temperatures: Occasional temperatures as low as -8°C once established.

Upper Temperatures: Temperatures to the Low 40’s°C. Not suitable for humidity. Can be planted along coastal frontage with good air flow.

Fertilising: Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer.

Environment: Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.

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