Genus Species: Enchylaena tomentosa
Common / Product Name: Ruby Saltbush
Habit: GROUND COVER (GC)
Height x Width: Prostrate to 1m x 0.5 – 1m
Frost Tolerance: High
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Medium / Well Drained
Coastal Tolerance: Medium
Drought Tolerance: High
Origin: Australian Plant
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.