Plant Care Coast Saltbush

Coast Saltbush

Also known as

Mediterranean Saltbush and Shrubby Orache


Atriplex cinerea

How to care for Coast Saltbush


How often to water your Coast Saltbush

Water needs for Coast Saltbush
0.5 cups
every 9

Coast Saltbush needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Coast Saltbush

Water 0.5 cups every

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Coast Saltbush in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Coast Saltbush: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Coast Saltbush love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Coast Saltbush does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Coast Saltbush in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Coast Saltbush

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Coast Saltbush: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Coast Saltbush after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Water Needs
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Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Coast Saltbush

Coast Saltbush

Coast Saltbush

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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