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Description

Common name: Spiny Saltbush
Height: 1-1.2m
Width: 1.5-2m

Description: A fairly dense hardy shrub with grey leaves. Flowers in summer-autumn. Small red fruit/berries. Doesn’t have spines in local plants.

Growing and distribution: Pruning this species is a good idea to maintain new growth. Tends to get a bit woody otherwise.

Beneficial Attributes: Small birds like the fruit. Caterpillar food plant. 

Specific location issues: Requires rainfall under 450mm.