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Atriplex polycarpa - Cattle Spinach, Alkali Saltbush (Seed)

Atriplex polycarpa - Cattle Spinach, Alkali Saltbush (Seed)

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  • Atriplex polycarpa - Cattle Spinach, Alkali Saltbush (Seed)
    • Atriplex polycarpa - Cattle Spinach, Alkali Saltbush (Seed)
    • Atriplex polycarpa - Cattle Spinach, Alkali Saltbush (Seed)

    Atriplex polycarpa - Cattle Spinach, Alkali Saltbush (Seed)

    A desert shrub with interesting texture. A favorite food of desert tortoises. Easy to grow and completely drought tolerant once established. Combines well with red fairy duster, apricot mallow and other desert perennials and shrubs.

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    Plant Characteristics
    Species NameAtriplex polycarpa
    Common NameCattle Spinach, Alkali Saltbush
    Plant TypeShrubs
    Height by Width6ft. x 6ft.
    Flower ColorGreen
    Flowering MonthsJuly, August, September, October
    Sun ExposureInland-Sun
    Water RequirementLow
    Soil TypeAny
    Sowing SeasonYear Round
    Sowing Difficulty Level*Easy

    * 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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