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Caragana frutex

Russian pea shrub

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Features

  • BloomsJune
  • Height2m to 2.5m
  • Spread1.5m to 2m
  • Growth HabitHemi-spherical
  • Flower ColourBright yellow
  • Leaf ColourDark green

Description

Caragana frutex (Russian pea shrub). An upright shrub native to Asia with dark green leaves and yellow flowers.

Characteristics

Deciduous, Shrub

Origin

Asia

Interest and use

Grown for their foliage and flowers.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilClay, Well drained, Fertile
  • Soil pH6.0 to 8.0

Propagation

Softwood cuttings in summer or by seed in autumn. Propagate cultivators by softwood or semi-ripe cuttings, or budding in summer or by grafting in winter.

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