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Atriplex canescens - Four-Winged Saltbush or Shad-Scale (Seed)

Atriplex canescens - Four-Winged Saltbush or Shad-Scale (Seed)

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  • Atriplex canescens - Four-Winged Saltbush or Shad-Scale (Seed)

    Atriplex canescens - Four-Winged Saltbush or Shad-Scale (Seed)

    Highly recommended for erosion control, informal hedges and for wildlife value. Yellowish winged seeds drape down in November. Female plants bear seeds that are loved by birds. Does well in heavy soils.

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    Plant Characteristics
    Species NameAtriplex canescens
    Common NameFour-Winged Saltbush or Shad-Scale
    Plant TypeShrubs
    Height by Width8ft. x 8ft.
    Flower ColorYellow, Gold, Green
    Flowering MonthsJune, July, August
    Sun ExposureInland-Sun
    Water RequirementLow
    Soil TypeAny
    Sowing SeasonFall/Winter
    Sowing Difficulty Level*Moderate

    * Sowing difficulty levels:
    • Easy: Sow in-ground or in pots with simple or no pretreatment
    • Moderate: Sow in-ground or in pots with pretreatment; may produce staggered germination
    • Difficult: Sow in pots with pretreatment and stratification; may produce staggered germination
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