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Einadia nutans

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Einadia nutans Nodding Saltbush, Climbing Saltbush, Saloop, Berry Saltbush,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Climbers, Groundcovers Prostrate

A very hardy scrambling native shrub with grey-green foliage and insignificant clusters of green flowers that are followed by slightly salty tasting red berries occurring in summer and autumn. Excellent for dry areas, embankments or rockeries and is a natural fire retardant. Useful for shady spots where a groundcover is required. Climbs approx 1m with a spread of approx 1m. Syn. Chenopodium nutans and Rhagodia nutans.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
15-30cm 60cm-1m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Bush Tucker, Climber / Creeper, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Groundcover, Lawn Alternatives, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Shady Garden, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Liquid feed, Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser

Family Name: Origin:
Asteraceae Australia

Foliage Colour: Grey
Flower Colour: Green, Insignificant
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn, Summer
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: Moderate
Wind: High