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Rhagodia nutans - R.Br.

Common Name Climbing Saltbush
Family Chenopodiaceae
USDA hardiness 8-11
Known Hazards None known
Habitats Low stony hills and saline areas in red sand and clay soils[285]. Heavy soils[265].
Range Australia - New South Wales.
Edibility Rating  
Other Uses  
Weed Potential No
Medicinal Rating  
Care
Half Hardy Moist Soil Full sun
Rhagodia nutans Climbing Saltbush


Rhagodia nutans Climbing Saltbush

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Summary


Physical Characteristics

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Rhagodia nutans is an evergreen Perennial growing to 0.2 m (0ft 8in) by 0.5 m (1ft 8in).
It is hardy to zone (UK) 9. It is in leaf 12-Jan It is in flower from Aug to October, and the seeds ripen from Sep to October. Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils and prefers well-drained soil. Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils. It cannot grow in the shade. It prefers moist soil.

Synonyms

Habitats

By South Wall;  By West Wall;  Cultivated Beds;  Walls.

Low stony hills and saline areas in red sand and clay soils[285]. Heavy soils[265].

Edible Uses

Edible Parts: Fruit;  Leaves.
Edible Uses:

Young leaves - cooked. A salty and slightly bitter flavour[K]. Fruit - raw or cooked. They are very small and fiddly to harvest with very little flavour[K].

Medicinal Uses

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None known

Other Uses

None known

Cultivation details

Requires a sunny position and a well-drained soil. This species is probably not hardy even in the milder areas of Britain, though it can be grown as an annual, flowering and setting seed in its first year[K].

Propagation

Seed - sow spring in a greenhouse and only just cover the seed. Germination should take place within a week, prick out the seedlings into individual pots when they are large enough to handle and plant them out after the last expected frosts.

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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