arid climate/drought tolerants

Jack Davis ifjed at nmsua.nmsu.edu
Mon Apr 24 17:00:47 EST 1995


>I have a piece of property in arid Eastern Washington that I would like 
>to plant something on. It is now vacant, sagebrush and wildflower land, 
>but we have hopes of building on it one day. Until then, however, I would 
>like to have just one or two shrubs/bushes on it that I planted as a 
>symbolic jesture, but I don't know what would survive. There is no water 
>source, and I live in Seattle, therefore I have no way to nurture it. No 
>one here even believes that plants do grow in E WA, but I know something 
>must. I considered cactus, but there is none natively around. Would it 
>survive/thrive? Is it appropriate?
>Any suggestions?

Call your county extension agent.

>Marti



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