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Enchylaena tomentosa

Ruby Saltbush


Species Description

This link will give you an image of the species as a mature plant, as well as flower, fruit and seed description.

Species description

Cultivation and Uses

This link will give you information about climate parameters, tolerance of climate extremes and adverse soils, biological traits under cultivation, soil factors, uses and potentially undesirable attributes.

Cultivation and uses

Plant Growing Stages


2 Months

4 Months

6 Months


Seed Description

Seed Pre-Treatment


Sow 3-5mm below soil surface. Smoke treatment may improve results.



Germination usually occurs within 1-4 weeks.
Smoke treatment recommended to increase germination rate.

Pests and Disease
When to Sow Seeds / Temperature to Sow

Late Spring-Summer

Seed Collection Timeframe

Late October - Early February

Storage and Ripening

Loses viability quickly - seed less than 6 months old is recommended.

Grows from Cuttings