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Tamarix ramossisima Pink Cascade

Posted by garystpaul z4 MN (My Page) on
Tue, Aug 20, 13 at 13:25

Anyone grow this in Minnesota? I just bought one, but have since read about its invasive tendency and other negative attributes, at least in some parts of the country.

Thanks for any tips.


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RE: Tamarix ramossisima Pink Cascade

This is what another forum had said:

Interesting Facts:
May transpire up to 200 gallons of water daily
Suppresses growth of other plants by excreting salt (increases soil salinity).
Roots known to reach 50 foot depths.
A single plant may produce over half-million seeds per year

RE: Tamarix ramossisima Pink Cascade

Thanks, KittyWitty. I'd long since rejected it, but happy to get my decision confirmed!


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