Atriplex canescens
Plants of the Southwest

Atriplex canescens

Four-Wing Saltbush

Four-Wing Saltbush is an intricately branched shrub 4-6 ft. tall and broad. Grey foliage. Needs no extra water once established. Female plants produce lots of curious four-winged fruits. Use as wildlife habitat (loved by quail), a specimen plant, a screen or a windbreak. Sow in fall or cold stratify 2-3 months. Zones 4-8.

    Zones, Sun & Water Needs: 45678


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