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Ruby Saltbush

2 reviews

This is how we pack and send your Herb Plants to all states except TAS & WA



You will receive
- 1 Ruby Saltbush Herb Plant in a 50 X 75mm tube - General growing instructions

All of our Herb Plants are grown organically with certified organic potting mixes and fertilizers

Botanical Name:Enchylaena tomentosa

Ruby saltbush is a low growing shrub up to 1m in height. The succulent green leaves are up to 2cm long and are covered in small white hairs. Insignificant flowers are followed by berries that are about 5-8mm in diameter, ranging in colour from yellow to red. There are often different coloured berries on the plant at one time making a colourful display.

Growing Conditions

Ruby saltbush will tolerate a variety of soils including sandy, clay, loam and salty soils. It will do well in a semi-shaded position or in the full sun. Ruby saltbush will tolerate hot dry periods as well as frost.

Culinary Uses

Eat the ripe red berries straight from the bush raw, they have a crisp salty flavour. Add the berries to salads, fruit salads or as an edible garnish to any meal. Indigenous groups of the Macdonell Ranges (central Australia) have soaked the fruits in water to make a sweetened tea.

The leaves are edible only in small amounts as they contain large amounts of oxalates. They can be cooked like spinach. Cooking the leaves will greatly reduce the oxalic acid content.

Other uses

Attracts birds, bees and insects to the garden

 

All information provided on this website is for informational purposes only. Please seek professional advice before commencing any treatment.

Delivery

Our shipping costs are a flat rate, meaning you can add any amount of products to your order and you will pay the same.

Regular Post - $10.95
Express Post - $12.95 (If your order contains a plant express is required)

HERB PLANTS

We send (Australia wide, excluding Western Australia and Tasmania):

Monday and Tuesday (for all zones)

OTHER PRODUCTS

We send (Australia wide):

Monday to Friday

*Subjected to actual conditions. Find out more about our Delivery information.

Returns

If you are not 100% satisfied with your purchase, you can either return your order for a full refund or exchange it for online store credit.

Find out more about our Returns information.

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    AC
    09/19/2020
    Anthea C.
    Australia Australia
    Love my plants

    The website was really easy to navigate and the selection was interesting. My plants arrived quickly and in great condition. The packaging and planting instructions endured they got the best treatment throughout. I'm really happy with my purchase and would definitely buy from here again.

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    12/31/2019
    Amanda A.
    Great!

    Purchased and delivered in the midst of a heatwave. Arrived well packaged. Not only did my plants survive delivery, but the Ruby Saltbushes started fruiting very soon after planting!