OLD MAN SALTBUSH (Atriplex Nummularia) SEEDS 'Bush Tucker Plant'

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Widespread across much of the dry lands of central and southern Australia. it often occurs in pure stand of limestone plains or alluvial floodplains, but may be found in a range of habitats.

Shrub to 3 m. Excellent windbreak, shelterbelt or shade for stock, foliage has stock fodder potential, suitable for pots, 

Seeds were used by Aboriginal people as a food source, the leaves are also edible, salty in flavour and rich in protein, antioxidants and minerals.

Flowering usually occurs in the Winter months, but may occur at other time of the year depending on seasonal conditions.

Relatively fast growing shrub, moderately frost and drought tolerant.

Rinsing seeds in flowing water for about an hour improves germination. The seeds start to germinate in around 6 days if grown at 25c

 

250 seeds per packet