Atriplex Cineraria, Saltbush
Atriplex Cineraria, also known as coast saltbush, grey saltbush or truganini, is found abundantly in the coastal areas as well as around the salt lakes across Australia. These low spreading ground cover plants are tolerant to both salt water and salt wind. They produce grey, dense foliage that contrasts with other foliage natives.
Planting, Growing and Caring Atriplex Cineraria:
These evergreen ground cover shrubs can be planted in full sun or full shade locations. They grow well in all types of soil and are tolerant to drought. However, they must be watered for at least 8 to 13 weeks to promote their healthy growth. Pruning after flowering will facilitate new growth.
Where to buy Atriplex Cineraria?
You can buy Atriplex Cineraria Australia from Online Plants – Australia’s leading online plants nursery. These plants are available for fast delivery across Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide, Canberra and Brisbane, metropolitan and regional areas.
Atriplex Cineraria is rich in protein and is used as stuffing for lamb and chicken. The plant absorbs salt from the ground and passes it on to the leaves which will hold a unique salty flavour.