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Tamarix ramosissima 'Pink Cascade' (Tamarisk 'Pink Cascade')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
5m
Max height
5m
Max spread
10-20 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Tamarix ramosissima 'Pink Cascade'

Other names

Tamarisk 'Pink Cascade'

Genus

Tamarix Tamarix

Variety or Cultivar

'Pink Cascade' _ 'Pink Cascade' is a large, vigorous, deciduous shrub or small tree. It has small, narrow, dark green leaves and in late summer and early autumn, its slender branches are clothed with feathery plumes of tiny deep pink flowers.


Tamarix ramosissima 'Pink Cascade' is: Deciduous

Tree shape

Irregular, Open branched

Flower

Dark-pink in Summer; Dark-pink in Autumn

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest free.

Diseases

Generally disease free.

General care

Pruning

Responds well to hard pruning.

Propagation methods

Hardwood cuttings, Semi-hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Tamarix ramosissima 'Pink Cascade' (Tamarisk 'Pink Cascade') will reach a height of 5m and a spread of 5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Coastal, Drought Tolerant, Gravel, Low Maintenance, Mediterranean

Cultivation

Plant in free-draining soil in a sunny position. Makes a good windbreak for warm, coastal sites. Dislikes chalky soils.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Tamarix ramosissima 'Pink Cascade'

Other names

Tamarisk 'Pink Cascade'

Genus

Tamarix Tamarix

Variety or Cultivar

'Pink Cascade' _ 'Pink Cascade' is a large, vigorous, deciduous shrub or small tree. It has small, narrow, dark green leaves and in late summer and early autumn, its slender branches are clothed with feathery plumes of tiny deep pink flowers.

Foliage

Deciduous

Tree shape

Irregular, Open branched


Colour

Flower

Dark-pink in Summer; Dark-pink in Autumn

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest free.

Diseases

Generally disease free.

General care

Pruning

Responds well to hard pruning.

Propagation methods

Hardwood cuttings, Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Tamarix ramosissima 'Pink Cascade' (Tamarisk 'Pink Cascade') will reach a height of 5m and a spread of 5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Coastal, Drought Tolerant, Gravel, Low Maintenance, Mediterranean

Cultivation

Plant in free-draining soil in a sunny position. Makes a good windbreak for warm, coastal sites. Dislikes chalky soils.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5

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DISCUSS THIS PLANT

when/how to coppice tamarisk

I have a tamarisk next to a photinia and a smokebush. All are quite helathy but getting quite big. Can I coppice and prune back hard all three of these to suit the space they are in? read more

No Flowers and Foliage Yellow

My Pink Cascade did not bloom this year and now is turning yellow in the fall. It is planted in full sun and is well watered. What am I doing wrong? read more

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