Summer Glow Tamarisk, Saltcedar
Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - TreeGrowth Rate - Fast. Very loose, open shrubMature Height - 10'Mature Width - 10'Longevity -
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - Bright pink, 5-petaled, 5-sepaled, borne in dense or slender, 1-3" racemes which form large, terminal panicles, June-July.Fruit - Capsule, inconsequentialLeaf - Dense, feathery, blue-tinged foliage. Attractive fine-textured foliage.Fall Color - Bark - Other Features - Possible Use - Interesting for foliage effect as well as flowers. Does well in saline environments.Season Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - Prefers acid, well-drained, low fertility soil; full sun; not really particular as to soil and can grow in sand. Fantastically salt and dry soil tolerant. Prune back in early spring; flowers on new growth. Zone 2-8Native Habitat - Southeastern Europe to central AsiaDiseases and Insects - Cankers, powdery mildew, root rot, wood rot, and scalesStrength - Weakness - Uses are limited; needs to be disguised in winter (coarse)Plants of this taxon:
Find Related Plants:- Other plants with the common name Tamarisk.- Other plants of the family Tamaricaceae.- Other plants of the genus Tamarix.- Other plants of the species Tamarix ramosissima.