Saltbush - Melbourne Bushfood
Saltbush - Melbourne Bushfood
Saltbush - Melbourne Bushfood
Saltbush - Melbourne Bushfood
Saltbush - Melbourne Bushfood

Saltbush

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Coastal Saltbush Plant // Atriplex cinerea

 

Saltbush is a delicious native plant with salty leaves and bitter berries which can be used in stir fries or even as a salad. Saltbush is an exceptionally hardy plant, with beautiful pale-green leaves which look great. 


Native across the southern coastline, they've been used for thousands of years by Aboriginal Australians both as food and as traditional medication. 

 
Harvest the leaves a required and enjoy!

AVAILABLE VIC/NSW/QLD/ACT ONLY - We ship our plants via Express Post on Mondays to prevent them from being kept over the weekend. If you've ordered other products, they will be delivered together. Please note, we take care in packaging your plants, but we do not take responsibility if your parcel is delayed. 

 

Harvesting: Simply harvest the leaves and eat fresh, or cook for a delicious salty kick! Tip: Soak for 5 minutes in vinegar before cooking (tastes great!)

 

Growing Conditions: Different to Old Man's Saltbush, Coastal Saltbush is just a hardy and thrives in Melbourne's coastal regions. Tolerant of many soil types, it thrives in both shady and full-sun positions. Exceptionally drought-tolerant, you won't find established plants being affected too severely by prolonged dry-spells. 

 

Size: As a native shrub, it will bulge out over time. It will grow to approximately 1 metre high, and 2 metres wide.