Genus Species: Rhagodia candolleana
Common / Product Name: Coastal Salt Bush
Habit: MEDIUM SHRUB (MS)
Height x Width: 2 – 2.5m x 2 – 2.5m
Pruning: Light Medium
Frost Tolerance: High
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Well Drained
Coastal Tolerance: High
Drought Tolerance: High
Origin: Australian Plant
Flowering: starts: Spring / ends: Autumn
Flower Colour: Green
Irrigation: No watering required once established if planted in suitable conditions. Will require water over long dry periods.
Lower Temperatures: Temperatures as low as -3°C to -7°C for short periods. This plant is frost hardy.
Upper Temperatures: Temperatures to the Mid 30’s°C to Low 40’s°C.
Fertilising: Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer.
Environment: Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.