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Rhagodia candolleana - Moq.

Common Name Coastal Saltbush
Family Chenopodiaceae
USDA hardiness Coming soon
Known Hazards None known
Habitats Sandy and clay soils by sea coasts[265, 285].
Range Australia - New South Wales.
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Weed Potential No
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Moist Soil Semi-shade Full sun
Rhagodia candolleana Coastal Saltbush


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Rhagodia candolleana Coastal Saltbush

 

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Physical Characteristics

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Rhagodia candolleana 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. Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils and can grow in saline soils.
It can grow in semi-shade (light woodland) or no shade. It prefers moist soil. The plant can tolerate maritime exposure.

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Synonyms

Habitats

 Cultivated Beds;

Edible Uses

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Medicinal Uses

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Other Uses

None known

Special Uses

References

Cultivation details

193069

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Conservation Status

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Related Plants
Latin NameCommon NameHabitHeightHardinessGrowthSoilShadeMoistureEdibleMedicinalOther
Rhagodia nutansClimbing SaltbushPerennial0.2 8-11  LMHNM20 
Rhagodia parabolicaMealy SaltbushShrub3.0 8-11  LMHNM10 
Rhagodia spinescensSpiny SaltbushShrub0.5 8-11  LMHNM20 

Growth: S = slow M = medium F = fast. Soil: L = light (sandy) M = medium H = heavy (clay). pH: A = acid N = neutral B = basic (alkaline). Shade: F = full shade S = semi-shade N = no shade. Moisture: D = dry M = Moist We = wet Wa = water.

 

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Readers comment

Helen Croser   Thu May 24 2007

Is this also known as Old Man Saltbush? Can this be used for to feed cattle and sheep?

Helen Croser   Thu May 24 2007

I intended planting this in a fenced off area....trying to relaim a salt lake. However this area is surrounded by paddocks used for cropping barley. Is the seaberry saltbush likely to spread (By birds or natural propogation) to become a "weed" in the cropping area?

Ammie Jackson   Thu Mar 27 2008

I think the Old Man Saltbush which you are referring to is Atriplex nummularia and it is used as a fodder crop.

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