Herb: Climbing Saltbush
Latin name: Rhagodia nutans
Synonyms: Einadia nutans
Family: Chenopodiaceae (Goosefoot Family)
Edible parts of Climbing Saltbush:Young leaves - cooked. A salty and slightly bitter flavour. Fruit - raw or cooked. They are very small and fiddly to harvest with very little flavour.
Description of the plant:
(7 3/4 inch)
Habitat of the herb:Heavy soils.
Propagation of Climbing Saltbush:Seed - sow spring in a greenhouse and only just cover the seed. Germination should take place within a week, prick out the seedlings into individual pots when they are large enough to handle and plant them out after the last expected frosts.
Cultivation of the herb:Heavy soils.
Medicinal use of Climbing Saltbush:None known
Known hazards of Rhagodia nutans:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.