Fourwing Saltbush

 

 

Atriplex canescens

 

 

Chenopodiaceae

 

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Form: Shrub
Seasonality
: Evergreen

Size: 5 ft high by 8 ft wide
Leaves
: Gray-green, 1/2 2 inches long
Flowers
: Insignificant, green flowers
Fruit
: seeds
Stems/Trunks
: upright
Range/Origin
: Arid western United States
Hardiness
: Sunset Zones 1-3, 7-24 , 0o F

Comments: No thorns, fire resistant

 

CULTURAL REQUIREMENTS:

        Exposure: Full sun and reflective heat

        Water: Low

        Soil: Sandy, well drained

        Propagation: Seed

         Maintenance: Low litter, requires pruning

 

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