Tamarix ramosissima 'Summer Glow'

Summer Glow Tamarisk, Saltcedar

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Tree
Growth Rate - Fast. Very loose, open shrub
Mature 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, inconsequential
Leaf - 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 2-8
Native Habitat - Southeastern Europe to central Asia
Diseases and Insects - Cankers, powdery mildew, root rot, wood rot, and scales
Strength -
Weakness - Uses are limited; needs to be disguised in winter (coarse)

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