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Tamarix Tetranda

Tamarix Tetranda

Type Shrub, Hedging & Screening, Deciduous
Size Large Border (1 to 3m height)
Form Rounded - Bush
Colours Medium green Foliage, Dark pink Flowers (Summer early)
Care Low/easy maintenance
Hardiness Very hardy
Growth Fast growing

Tamarix has graceful filigree foliage and producing masses of delicate pink blossom in late summer. It is ideal as a screen in coastal locations and exposed areas where it is planted as an attractive and protective loose hedge.

Cultivation tips: This large shrub is ideally suited to extreme maritime planting, preferring any decent soil - other than chalk - in full sun in an exposed coastal situation. This fast growing slender shrub requires pruning back hard in spring to keep a compact form, especially if exposed to coastal salt laden winds.
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