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Australian Saltbush, Creeping Saltbush
Scientific Name: Atriplex semibaccata R.Br.
Family: Chenopodiaceae
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 8-10,12-24
USDA: 9-11

Frost Tolerance: Hardy to 23F (-5C)

Sun Exposure: Full sun to light shade

Origin: Australia

Growth Habits: Evergreen ground cover to 6 feet spread (1.8 m), 1 to 2 feet tall (30-60 cm)

Watering Needs: Little water when established, occasional water improves its appearance

Propagation: Seeds, cuttings

Saltbushes are extremely tolerant of salt contant in the ground. Their name is coming from the fact that they retain salt in their leaves. They thrive where summers are hot.

Cultural Practices:
Plant 3 feet apart (90 cm).

Blooming Habits:

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