How to grow Tamarisk

Tamarisk grow and care – shrub or small‎ tree of the genus Tamarix also known as Salt cedar, Tamarisk perennial evergreen used as ornamental drought tolerant plant, can be shade-tree, can grow in desert, mediterranean or subtropics climate and growing in hardiness zone 2-11.

Leaves color green-gray in needle-like shape.

Tamarisk flower

Flower color pink, lilac or white, the flower small 1 mm, the flowers grow in inflorescence in the edge of the plant.

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How to grow Tamarisk growing and care:

Well drained soil, sandy, salty soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Recommended planting season?
Spring / Autumn / Winter

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
For design

Size of the plant?
1-8 m, 3-24 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Slow growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade / Full Shade

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring / Summer / Autumn

General information about the flower:
Small flowers, can be pink, lilac or white, the flower small 1 mm, the flowers grow in inflorescence in the edge of the plant.

Scientific name:


How to grow Tamarisk

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Blooming Seasons
  • Autumn flowers
  • Spring flowers
  • Summer flowers
Flower colors
  • Pink flower
  • Purple flower
  • White flower
  • Desert Climate
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Subtropics Climate
  • Temperate Climate
Leaf color
  • Gray leaves
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental flower
  • Ornamental leaves
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Average growing plants
  • Slow growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Evergreen
  • Perennial plant
  • Shrub
  • Tree
Plant Uses
  • Colored leaves
  • Drought tolerant plants
  • Ornamental plants
  • Shade tree
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Winter planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
  • Part shade Plants
  • Shade Plants
Watering plants
  • Small amounts of water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 10
  • Hardiness zone 11
  • Hardiness zone 2
  • Hardiness zone 3
  • Hardiness zone 4
  • Hardiness zone 5
  • Hardiness zone 6
  • Hardiness zone 7
  • Hardiness zone 8
  • Hardiness zone 9