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Nitraria schoberi - L.

Common Name
Family Zygophyllaceae
USDA hardiness Coming soon
Known Hazards None known
Habitats Clayey and sandy, usually solonetzic soils in desert plains[74]. Saline soils in arid regions[50, 144].
Range South-eastern Europe to Australia.
Edibility Rating    (2 of 5)
Other Uses    (0 of 5)
Weed Potential No
Medicinal Rating    (0 of 5)
Care
Well drained soil Moist Soil Full sun
Nitraria schoberi


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Nitraria schoberi

 

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Summary


Physical Characteristics

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Nitraria schoberi is a SHRUB growing to 2 m (6ft 7in). The species is hermaphrodite (has both male and female organs).
Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils and prefers well-drained soil. Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils and can grow in saline soils.
It cannot grow in the shade. It prefers dry or moist soil and can tolerate drought.

Synonyms

Habitats

 Cultivated Beds;

Edible Uses

Edible Parts: Fruit.
Edible Uses:

Fruit - raw or cooked. Insipid[2]. A pleasant flavour[46, 61, 105, 154]. Salty[144]. The fruit can be cooked for winter use[178].

Medicinal Uses

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None known

Other Uses

None known

Cultivation details

Not known 193

Propagation

Seed -

Other Names

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Found In

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Weed Potential

Right plant wrong place. We are currently updating this section. Please note that a plant may be invasive in one area but may not in your area so it’s worth checking.

Conservation Status

IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants Status :

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Botanical References

5074

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Readers comment

Mahmod Ghasemi   Thu Jun 18 2009

B2B Supplyer for Nitraria Schoberi fruit

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