Atriplex Shrubs

Replanting a Grey salt bush [Atriplex Cinerea] added on May 6, 2019 | Answered

Is it necessary to prune down an established 3-metre diameter Grey Salt bush before tranplanting, and how far should be cut down? Joe

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Answered on May 6, 2019

I would say that pruning will not be needed, given the hardiness of the plant. It can help the transplant go over a little better, as it slows respiration of the plant.

If you decide to prune, don't take more than 1/3 of the plant off. This is the general rule.

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