General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Plant Height: 6 to 20 feet (1.8-6m)
Plant Spread: 8 to 12 feet (2.4-3.7m)
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Flowers: Showy
Other: Blooms on new wood
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Erosion control
Will Naturalize
Resistances: Salt tolerant
Pollinators: Various insects

Common names
  • Tamarisk
  • Saltcedar
  • Salt Cedar
  • Karoo Tamarisk
  • Five-Stamen Tamarisk
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Tamarix ramosissima
  • Synonym: Tamarix pentandra

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