Spiny Saltbush, Shadscale Atriplex confertifolia

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Botanical Name:

Atriplex confertifolia

Family:

CHENOPODIACEAE

Genus:

Atriplex

Species:

confertifolia

Common Name:

Spiny Saltbush, Shadscale

Seeds Per Pound:
47,216
Quantity:
3.57 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
87
Germination:
86%
Germination Test Type:
TZ
Purity:
97%
Height:
1-3 feet
Collection Locale:
Utah
Crop Year:
2013
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
4
In Stock: 3.57 lb
Prices
  • Atriplex confertifolia

Sample Bulk Pricing
1 packet
3.95
1 oz
12.95
1 lb
54.50
1 kg
96.32
Growing Info:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours, rinse 3 times.
Stratification: none required.
Germination: sow seed 1/4" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
In a Nutshell:
* Shadscale fruits and leaves provide important winter browse for both domestic livestock and native herbivores. more...
* The leaves are cooked and used as greens. The water in which the leaves are cooked is used in making corn pudding .
* The seed is used in piñole or ground into a meal and used as a thickener in making bread or mixed with flour in making bread. more...