Genus Species: Rhagodia parabolica
Common / Product Name: Mealy Saltbush
Habit: MEDIUM SHRUB (MS)
Height x Width: 1 – 2m x 0.5m – 1.5m
Pruning: Light Medium
Frost Tolerance: High
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Well Drained
Coastal Tolerance: Medium
Drought Tolerance: High
Origin: Australian Plant
Flowering: starts: November / ends: January
Flower Colour: White
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.