Enchylaena Tomentosa-Ruby Saltbush-BUSH TUCKA-25 seeds
Enchylaena Tomentosa-Ruby Saltbush-BUSH TUCKA-25 seeds

Enchylaena Tomentosa-Ruby Saltbush-BUSH TUCKA-25 seeds

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ENCHYLAENA TOMENTOSA

“Ruby Saltbush”

 

Family: Amaranthaceae

Ideal sowing temp: 18-22C

Position:  Open; Full Sun; Well Drained.

Pre-treatment: Pre-treatment of smoke is recommended for this species.

Sowing: Sow on surface.  Cover with seed raising mix to a depth of 2mm.

Care:  Place in a warm shaded or semi shaded position.  Keep moist but not wet with fine mist spray.

Sprouting: 21-28 days in the right conditions.

 

A useful plant for gardens in dry climates and endemic throughout Australia, Ruby Saltbush is a small, shrub to about 1m high.  Drought and frost resistant and salt tolerant, it prefers a light to heavy soil in an open position. A common species of semi-arid and arid climates.  It has greyish foliage and produces soft, sweet, ruby-red berries 6-8mm in diameter.  These make a juicy snack food when eaten raw or soaked in water to make a sweet drink. They can also be dried and rehydrated later.  A red dye can also be made from the berries.

 

The Chakra Garden cannot take any responsibility for any adverse effects from the use of plants. 

Always seek advice from a professional before eating or using a plant medicinally.

 

****Please note: these are seeds (we are NOT selling these as live plants. Quarantine restrictions and costs prohibit us from selling these seeds to WA, Tas, and Internationally.


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