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French Tamarisk

Tamarix gallica

Also known as

Saltcedar, Tamarisk, Manna plant, French tree

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H7

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

4m

Max

6m

2m

Min

3m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

French Tamarisk Overview

This is a deciduous, irregularly branched spreading shrub which grows to a height of 3.5m and spread of 6m. In mid spring and mid summer, terminal clusters of tiny, pink, star-shaped flowers are borne. The leaves are blue-grey.

How to propagate French Tamarisk

Cuttings

You can propagate from ripe seed or from hardwood cuttings in winter.

Seed

Other uses of French Tamarisk

Suitable for coastal conditions.