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Salt Cedar in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Tamarix tetrandra

 

Salt Cedar

Tamarix Tetrandra, or Tamarisk, is a small tree with arching branches of frothy pink flowers and needle-like leaves. The tree is tolerant of saly conditions, and so is very suitable for growing in coastal areas. The flowers appear in late Spring and early Summer

 
plant Features
  • Salt Cedar likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Salt Cedar likes very little water

    Very little water

  • Salt Cedar is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Salt Cedar likes all soil conditions

    All soil conditions

 
plant information

Common name

Salt Cedar

Latin name

Tamarix tetrandra

type

Deciduous trees or shrubs

family

Tamaricaceae

ph

5.6 - 7.3 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Salt Cedar likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Frost

    Salt Cedar is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Soil

    Salt Cedar likes all soil conditions

    All soil conditions

  • Water

    Salt Cedar likes very little water

    Very little water

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant
  •  
    When the plant will bloom

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Salt Cedar is 5.00meters x 5.00meters 5.00 M 5.00 M

Tamarix tetrandra

Tamarix Tetrandra, or Tamarisk, is a small tree with arching branches of frothy pink flowers and needle-like leaves. The tree is tolerant of saly conditions, and so is very suitable for growing in coastal areas. The flowers appear in late Spring and early Summer


Flowering Season

From Mid Spring TO Mid Spring

In mid Spring bright pink flowers are borne freely, 1 - 2 inches long, on the previous year's growth.

 

Planting Season

From Early Winter TO Late Winter

Plant in any ordinary well-drained soil in a sunny open position in Winter.

 
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