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Tamarisk

Tamarix spp.

Also known as

Salt cedar

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

10m

Max

6m

1.5m

Min

1m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Tamarisk Overview

Genus with around 57 deciduous or evergreen trees and shrubs. They produce profuse swathes of small flowers and attractive feathery foliage and are also grown for their growth habit and overall appearance. Leaves overlap, they are scale-like and resemble those of junipers. This genus is well suited to hedging as it thrives in exposed, coastal environments and is resistant to wind.

How to propagate Tamarisk

Cuttings

Propagation is by ripe seed, semi-ripe cuttings in the summer. Hardwood cuttings in the winter.

Seed

Other uses of Tamarisk

Grown for their foliage which is suitable for borders or as windbreakers. Suitable for coastal conditions.

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