Atriplex nummularia
OLD MAN SALTBUSH, BLUE-GREEN SALTBUSH
Amaranthaceae-Chenopodioideae

 
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Plant type: evergreen shrub

Hardiness zones: 9-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, acidic to alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, first line salt wind, high soil salinity, light frost
3m
Plant habit
 
4m

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Origins: Australia, NSW, VIC, QLD, WA, NT, SA

Other Botanical Names: Atriplex halimoides var. monumentalis

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Atriplex nummularia
OLD MAN SALTBUSH, BLUE-GREEN SALTBUSH
Amaranthaceae-Chenopodioideae

 

  Plant type: evergreen shrub

Hardiness zones: 9-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, acidic to alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, first line salt wind, high soil salinity, light frost
3m
Plant habit
 
4m

FEATURES

Flowers: yellow & brown

Flowering Time: Any time of the year

Leaves: hairy; silver-grey


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits mediterranean, coastal & bush designs

Uses: informal screen, border, soil binding

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: easy

Animals: bird attracting






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