Atriplex cinerea

Atriplex cinerea, commonly known as Coast saltbush, is a hardy shrub that is native to Australia. It is a popular choice for landscaping due to its attractive appearance and low maintenance requirements. Coast saltbush has silvery-grey foliage and produces inconspicuous flowers in the summer, followed by small, edible fruits. It is often used as a windbreak, groundcover, or as an ornamental feature in gardens and public spaces. Coast saltbush is drought-tolerant and can thrive in a range of growing conditions, including salty or alkaline soils, making it a versatile and low-maintenance plant.

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Height: Up to 1.5 m

Width: Up to 3 m

Aspect: highly adaptable and can grow in a range of soil types and conditions, including full sun to partial shade.

Flowers: Produces small, inconspicuous flowers that are not particularly showy. The flowers appear in late summer to early autumn.

Uses: Atriplex cinerea is an important plant for soil conservation and land management in arid and semi-arid regions. It is highly tolerant of drought and saline conditions and can help prevent soil erosion and salinisation. Atriplex cinerea is used for animal fodder and is an important food source for native wildlife, including birds and insects. The leaves of the plant are also used in traditional medicine to treat a range of ailments, including diarrhea and fever. Atriplex cinerea is used in ornamental landscaping due to its hardiness and attractive foliage.

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Pot Size

75mm round, 14cm/6"


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