Rhagodia candolleana, commonly known as Sea-berry saltbush, is a hardy, drought-tolerant shrub that can be used in landscaping as a groundcover or border plant. It is native to Australia and can grow up to 1.5 metres in height and 1.5 metres wide. The foliage is grey-green and slightly succulent, and the plant produces small white flowers in spring and summer. Rhagodia is adaptable to a range of soil types and can tolerate salt, making it ideal for coastal gardens. It is also popular for use in revegetation projects and can provide habitat for native wildlife.
Height: Up to 1.5 metres.
Width: Up to 1.5 metres.
Aspect: Prefers full sun to part shade.
Flowers: Produces small green flowers that bloom in spring and summer
Uses: Rhagodia candolleana is commonly used in landscaping due to its attractive foliage and hardiness. It is useful for stabilising sand dunes and other coastal areas. Thehe leaves and berries are edible and have a salty, slightly bitter taste, and can be used in cooking or eaten fresh, and has been used in traditional medicine to treat various ailments, including as an antiseptic and to aid digestion.