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Tamarix juniperina - Bunge.
                 
Common Name
Family Tamaricaceae
USDA hardiness 5-9
Known Hazards None known
Habitats Not known
Range E. Asia - China.
Edibility Rating  
Other Uses  
Weed Potential No
Medicinal Rating  
Care
Fully Hardy Well drained soil Moist Soil Full sun

Summary

Tamarix juniperina


G.A. Cooper @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database
Tamarix juniperina
G.A. Cooper @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database
   
Physical Characteristics
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Tamarix juniperina is a deciduous Tree growing to 7.5 m (24ft 7in) at a medium rate.
It is hardy to zone (UK) 6. The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs) and are pollinated by Insects.Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils, prefers well-drained soil and can grow in heavy clay soil. Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils and can grow in very alkaline and saline soils.
It cannot grow in the shade. It prefers dry or moist soil. The plant can tolerate maritime exposure.

Synonyms

Habitats
Woodland Garden Canopy; Secondary; Hedge;
Edible Uses
None known
Medicinal Uses
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None known
Other Uses
Hedge;  Hedge.

Very tolerant of maritime exposure, it makes a good shelter hedge in coastal gardens.
Cultivation details
An easily grown plant, succeeding in most soils and tolerant of saline conditions[11]. Grows well in heavy clay soils as well as in sands and even shingle[182]. Usually found near the coast, it succeeds inland if given a fairly good deep loam and a sunny position[11, 200]. Tolerant of maritime winds and dry soils when grown near the coast[11], plants require a moister soil and shelter from cold drying winds when they are grown inland in non-saline soils because they use the soil salts that are found in saline soils to help them reduce transpiration[200]. Closely related to T. africana but much hardier[200]. Another report says that this species is a synonym of T. chinensis[11]. Growth can be restricted by cutting back the plants in spring, hedges are also best trimmed at this time[188]. The flowers are produced on the previous years growth[200]. Plants in this genus are notably resistant to honey fungus[200].
Propagation
Seed - sow spring in a cold frame and only just cover the seed. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in the greenhouse for their first winter. Plant them out into their permanent positions in late spring or early summer, after the last expected frosts. Cuttings of half-ripe wood, July/August in a frame. Very easy[200]. Cuttings of mature wood of the current seasons growth, 15 - 25cm long, planted outdoors in late autumn in a nursery bed or straight into their permanent position. High percentage[11, 200].

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Conservation Status
IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants Status :
Related Plants
Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Tamarix africanaAfrican tamarisk00
Tamarix anglicaEnglish Tree11
Tamarix aphyllaAthel Tamarisk11
Tamarix canariensisTamarisk, Canary Island tamarisk10
Tamarix chinensisChinese Tamarisk, Five-stamen tamarisk02
Tamarix gallicaManna Plant, French tamarisk12
Tamarix hispidaKashgar Tree00
Tamarix parvifloraSmall-Flowered Tamarisk00
Tamarix ramosissimaTamarisk, Saltcedar10
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