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ATRIPLEX halimus

Tree purslane

silvery grey leaves, an ideal plant for coastal or exposed sites

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ATRIPLEX halimus

Buy ATRIPLEX halimus

£9.50 each 3+£8.33 each
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2.5 or 3 Litre

  • Good to know - useful for coastal hedging as is fully tolerant of sea winds.
  • Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of Origin - southern Europe.
  • Hardy - average winter - Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Height - in metres - 2m (6ft)
  • Spread - in metres - 2.5m (8ft)
  • Medium Shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - produces tiny, greenish-white flowers in terminal panicles to 30cm (12in) long
  • Semi-evergreen - Keeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well. - ovate or diamond-shaped, sometimes toothed, leathery, silvery grey leaves to 6cm (2½in) long
  • Full Sun
  • well drained, dry, poor to moderately fertile soil - shelter from cold, dry winds.
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