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PlantFiles: Quail Bush
Atriplex lentiformis

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Family: Amaranthaceae
Genus: Atriplex (AT-ry-pleks) (Info)
Species: lentiformis (len-tih-FOR-mis) (Info)

Synonym:Obione lentiformis

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Category:
Shrubs

Height:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Pale Green

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Deciduous

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
7.9 to 8.5 (alkaline)
8.6 to 9.0 (strongly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive hellnzn11 On Feb 4, 2010, hellnzn11 from Rosamond, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

CORRECTION TO PRIOR POST. This is the deciduous variety but it looks similar to the Canescens and the Torreyi. STILL GOOD IN SALTY SOILS WITH LOW FERTILITY AND EVEN CLAY OR CALECHE SOIL.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Green Valley, Arizona
Phoenix, Arizona
Tucson, Arizona
Rosamond, California
Las Cruces, New Mexico



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