A picture of a Saltcedar

Saltcedar

Tamarix chinensis

Also known as

China Tamarisk, Chinese Saltcedar, Five-Stamen Tamarisk, Tamarisk

Full Sun
Easy care
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H4

RHS hardiness

-10°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

6m

Max

6m

Min

Flowering

This plant has a mild fragrance

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Tamarix chinensis
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Saltcedar Overview

The Saltcedar easily inhabits moist habitats with saline soils and can grow as a tree with a single trunk or as a shrub with several spreading erect branches. They have been grown in gardens for their attractive feathery foliage, and plume-like flowers. They make good hedges in windy coastal areas.

Common problems with Saltcedar

Generally problem free

    How to harvest Saltcedar

    Generally not harvested.

    How to propagate Saltcedar

    Seed

    Sow seed as soon as ripe in well-draining medium.

    Cuttings

    Take hardwood cuttings in winter or semi-ripe cuttings in summer.

    Special features of Saltcedar

    Hedge plant