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Brewer's Saltbrush, Quail Brush
Scientific Name: Atriplex lentiformis ssp. breweri (S. Watson) H.M. Hall & Clem.
Synonym: Atriplex breweri
Family: Chenopodiaceae
Brewer's Saltbrush, Quail Brush (Atriplex  lentiformis ssp. breweri)
Brewer's Saltbrush at the Desert Botanical Garden
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 8-14,18,19
USDA: 8-10

Frost Tolerance: Hardy to 20F (-7C)

Heat Tolerance: Excellent

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Southwestern USA from San Francisco down and east to New Mexico, northwestern Mexico

Growth Habits: Deciduous shrub, fast growing up to 7 feet tall (2 m), 7 feet wide (2 m) or more

Watering Needs: Very little water when established, very salt resistant.

Propagation: Seeds or cuttings

The leaves are from 0.5 to 2 inches long (1.2 to 5 cm) depending on the clone and the growing conditions.

Cultural Practices:
Can be sheared for hedges.

Blooming Habits:

Fruiting Habits:

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