-42% Four-wing Saltbush (Atriplex Canescens) 50 seeds (#389)

It is in leaf all year, in flower in July, and the seeds ripen in August. The flowers are dioecious (individual flowers are either male or female, but only one sex is to be found on any one plant so both male and female plants must be grown if seed is required) and are pollinated by Wind. The plant is not self-fertile.
The plant prefers light (sandy) and medium (loamy) soils, requires well-drained soil and can grow in nutritionally poor soil. The plant prefers acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils and can grow in very alkaline and saline soils. It cannot grow in the shade. It requires dry or moist soil and can tolerate drought. The plant can tolerate maritime exposure.Edible Uses: Leaves - cooked or raw. A very acceptable taste with a salty tang. The leaves can be used at any time of the year though winter harvesting must be light because the plant is not growing much at this time of year. Seed - cooked.
Other Uses: A good hedge in maritime areas, it responds well to trimming. The leaves and stems were burnt by the Hopi Indians and the alkaline ash used to maintain the blue colour when cooking blue corn. A yellow dye is obtained from the leaves and stems. The leaves can be made into a soapy lather and used as a hair wash. (info source: pfaf.org)

Genus - Atriplex
Species - Canescens
Common name - Four-wing Saltbush
Germination rate - 62%
Pre-Treatment - Required
Hardiness zones - 7 - 9
Height - 6' / 2 m
Spread - 6' / 1.80 m
Plant type - Small Shrub
Vegetation type - Deciduous
Exposure - Full Sun
Growth rate - Fast
Soil PH - Acidic, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil type - Loam, sand, well drained
Water requirements - Average Water
Landscape uses - Bedding Plant, Container, Edible, Herb / Vegetable, Mixed Border
Bloom season - Late Spring
Leaf / Flower color - Silver-Gray / Yellow

GERMINATION INSTRUCTIONS
Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours. Change water often.
Short 30 days cold / moist stratification will increase the germination rate.
Sow in a compost of peat and sand.
Germination usually takes place within 1 - 3 weeks at +20C.
Pot up the seedlings when still small into individual pots, grow on in a greenhouse for the first winter and plant out in late spring or early summer after the last expected frosts. Cuttings of half-ripe wood, July/August in a very sandy compost in a frame. Very easy. Pot up as soon as they start to root (about 3 weeks) and plant out in their permanent positions late in the following spring. Cuttings of mature wood of the current season's growth, November/December in a frame. Very easy. Pot up in early spring and plant out in their permanent position in early summer.

Four-wing Saltbush (Atriplex Canescens) 50 seeds (#389)

  • Views: 3688
  • Product Code: #389
  • Reward Points:
  • Availability: 43
This Offer Ends In:
  • 0.79€
  • 0.46€
  • Ex Tax: 0.46€
  • Reward Points: 0

Tags: Seeds, Shrubs, Conifer-Evergreen, Cemetery, Fast-Grower, Small, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9, Warm-Climate-Zones, Sow-January, Sow-February, Sow-Marth, Sow-April, Sow-May

African Daisy (Osteospermum ecklonis white) 20 seeds (#1771) -33%
Perfect for adding banks of color to gardens or naturalistic settings, Osteospermum has substantial ..
1.25€ 0.84€
Ex Tax: 0.84€
American Angelica Tree (Aralia Spinosa) 50 seeds (#151) -33%
The textural quality of this eastern native's stems and foliage is superb. During winter, a circ..
0.69€ 0.46€
Ex Tax: 0.46€
American Elderberry (Sambucus Canadensis) 50 seeds (#150) -33%
This eastern North American cousin of black elderberry is a medium to large, fast-growing, decid..
0.69€ 0.46€
Ex Tax: 0.46€
Amur Chokecherry (Prunus Maackii) 20 seeds (#489) -32%
One of the best small deciduous trees for year-round display, this native of Northeast Asia is p..
0.79€ 0.54€
Ex Tax: 0.54€
Amur Maple (Acer Ginnala) 30 seeds (#176) -30%
Sometimes listed as Acer tataricum, Amur maple is a small, low-branched, deciduous tree native t..
0.69€ 0.48€
Ex Tax: 0.48€
Autumn Olive (Elaeagnus Umbellata) 20 seeds (#157) -22%
Though native to China, Korea and Japan, autumn olive has become naturalized across all of easte..
0.69€ 0.54€
Ex Tax: 0.54€
Basil Lemon (Ocimum Basilicum Minette) 300 seeds (#1718) -38%
A dwarf, small leaved basil with lots of flavour.The traditional ingredient in pizzas, but just ..
1.35€ 0.84€
Ex Tax: 0.84€
Bears Breeches (Acanthus Mollis) 10 seeds (#1418) -31% SOLD OUT
This interesting Old World perennial has a coarse upright habit that adds texture to sunny garde..
1.99€ 1.38€
Ex Tax: 1.38€
Beefsteak Plant (Perilla Frutescens) 60 seeds (#1472) -33%
Approximately 60 seeds in 0,2g packet.Grown for its attractive, aromatic, edible leaves, this an..
0.95€ 0.64€
Ex Tax: 0.64€
Black Berried Elder (Sambucus Racemosa Melanocarpa) 50 seeds (#395) -55%
Sambucus melanocarpa is a deciduous Shrub growing to 4 m (13ft 1in). It is hardy to zone 6. It i..
0.69€ 0.31€
Ex Tax: 0.31€
Lobelia Blue white (Lobelia Erinus) 80 seeds (#1224) New
Striking trailing plants for hanging baskets and pots.Intense dark blue with white eyes flowers ..
0.99€
Ex Tax: 0.99€
Cockscomb (Celosia Argentea plumosa mix) 100 seeds (#1163) New
Summer flower for colorful borders, balcony containers and pots.Celosia argentea commonly called..
1.69€
Ex Tax: 1.69€
Love-lies-bleeding (Amaranthus Caudatus Viridis) 100 seeds (#1158) New
Many parts of the plants, including the leaves and seeds, are edible, and are frequently used as..
1.15€
Ex Tax: 1.15€
Poppy (Papaver Rhoeas) 500 seeds (#1740) New
One of the most beautiful of all meadow wildflowers, the corn or Flanders poppy brings to mind E..
1.35€
Ex Tax: 1.35€
Patersons curse (Echium Plantagineum) 60 seeds (#924) New
Echium plantagineum, commonly known as purple viper's-bugloss or Paterson's curse, is a species ..
0.59€
Ex Tax: 0.59€
Marigold (Calendula Officinalis Balls Orange) 80 seeds (#1174) New
A well known, very long lasting cut flower that is also nice in groups.It is used to maintain go..
0.79€
Ex Tax: 0.79€

Grown for its beautiful clusters of elongated flowers, butterflybush is a tough medium-sized shr..
1.45€
Ex Tax: 1.45€
This mixture features large ruffled flowers in a wide range of colours.These early-flowering, bienni..
0.95€
Ex Tax: 0.95€
Silky Dogwood (Cornus Amomum) 30 seeds (#385) -44%
Attracting both birds and human eyes with its white and blue-violet fruits, silky dogwood is a g..
0.79€ 0.44€
Ex Tax: 0.44€
Carlina acaulis (stemless carline thistle, dwarf carline thistle, silver thistle) is a perennial..
2.79€
Ex Tax: 2.79€
Gumbo file (Sassafras Albidum) 5 seeds (#421) -19%
Known for its distinctive beauty as well as culinary and ethnobotanical history, sassafras is an..
1.29€ 1.04€
Ex Tax: 1.04€