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A picture of a Salt Bush

Salt Bush

Chenopodium robertianum

Also known as

Rhagoda Histata

Photo by CandideUK (All rights reserved)

Full Sun
Easy care
Light watering
Frost Hardy

9a

USDA zone

-7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

1.5m

Min

1.5m

Flowering

This plant has no fragrance

Salt Bush Overview

Grey-leaved perennial shrub that grows easily along the coast in salty enviroments. The Old Man's Salt Bush (Atriplex nummularia) from Australia have a simmilar appearance and is often planted in dry 'brak' Karoo areas for fodder for sheep, goats and cattle. The indigenous Salt bush is easily clipped into neat shapes!

Common problems with Salt Bush

Problem free

    How to harvest Salt Bush

    Not usually picked

    How to propagate Salt Bush

    Cuttings

    Seed

    Special features of Salt Bush

    Drought resistant

    Hedge plant

    Makes effective low hedges.