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Atriplex Genus

Salt bush

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General Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHalf hardy (min 0°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile, Chalky
  • WaterDry

Description

Atriplex genus (Salt bush). These are annuals, perennials and evergreen or semi-evergreen shrubs. The leaves are small rounded and toothed. It will produces small flowers. They can be grown well in coastal areas. They are fully to half hardy and will need full sun and well drained soil. Propagation is by softwood cuttings in the summer or by seeds in the autumn.

Characteristics

Annuals or Perennials, Evergreens, Shrubs

Other common names

Orache

Interest and use

Grown for their foliage. Suitable for coastal conditions.

Propagation

Softwood cuttings in summer or by seed in autumn.

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